The other day on the way down to Bavon, I stopped at one of my favorite intersections in the county, where Route 600 meets 14 in an area known as Shadow, near the New Point firehouse and the site of the old New Point school.
This charming building and the one across the road always seem to beckon whenever I'm down that way, almost like they're flagging me down, begging for some attention.
I'm very happy to give some.
Photos of this structure will be included in the book I'm
I wish I had taken these pictures sooner, because the lighting is better here than in the one I submitted to the editor already. But whatever.
Speaking of the book, I was notified yesterday that it should be ready for sale by December 5th. I still have some blank pages to fill and lots of editing to do, but it's nice to know there's a light at the end of the tunnel.
The publisher also mentioned things which make me extremely nervous, like interacting with
Let's get back to this building, patiently awaiting our return from this unnecessary tangent.
You can't tell from this picture, but an old boat is hiding to the left just behind the bushes there.
And there are some other interesting features like this...
I could--and believe I will-- go off on yet another tangent, this one relating to this sign which was placed here late in this building's life.
If you had to make a list of the top few things (not people, things) you really, truly need (as opposed to simply want or desire or think you require), what would that list include (besides obvious answers such as shelter and transportation)?
I'm not sure I have an answer just yet. I'll have to think about it while daydreaming at the paying job today.
Thank you for enduring a blog post which started off talking about a quaint building in the Shadow area before quickly careening into the topic of
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