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    Mistake Rib

    Here’s the closest I’ve been able to accurately represent the color of Cascade 220 #8013, Walnut Heather. Of course, it’s reasonably accurate on my monitor, but might look a bit different on yours. It’s an ashen gray-brown – which may not sound thrilling, but I’m absolutely in love with the color.

    A lot . . . → Read More: Mistake Rib

    Sorry ’bout that

    Those of you who still access the site from http://erika.fisherking.org may have had some trouble earlier today. Every year without fail, for the six years I’ve had that domain, on September 28th I am startled to find that its registration has expired. (But I just paid the annual registration fee last year!) I pay . . . → Read More: Sorry ’bout that

    Weekend wrap-up

    This is the post where I jumble in all the assorted photographs from the weekend, without any real coherent thread to join them.

    Apple Tree #2 is ripe! (Tree #3 should ripen next month. They were chosen to ripen in series, so that for three months in autumn, you’re never more than a . . . → Read More: Weekend wrap-up

    The Logsplitter Chronicles, Part 2

    The hydraulic log splitter totally saved my bacon, in a big way. Here’s how the log splitter came about:

    1. Firewood Guy dumped a pile of wet logs in my yard.

    2. D., happened to stop by just after Firewood Guy left. Eyeing the pile of wet logs, D. said “I know someone who . . . → Read More: The Logsplitter Chronicles, Part 2

    The Logsplitter Chronicles

    Pile of wet logs, prepare to meet your doom.

    Meet the Troy-Bilt LS27T Hydraulic Log Splitter, with a 5.5hp gas-powered Honda engine that produces 27 tons of force.

    People, this thing was so f*cking cool, you would NOT believe it. Log splitter and I are totally BFF.

    Lunch break – 1/3rd . . . → Read More: The Logsplitter Chronicles