Some sights from my half day walk through David Hochstetler’s layout a few days ago. New sandstone, old sandstone. Rescued sandstone curbing and walkways. Gate post galore. Great old troughs, and more. Creative Touch Landscape Supply is located on Kidron rd. Just north of Kidron, Ohio. Or just south of Ohio SR30. If you stop… Continue reading Walking through a Stoneyard
Eisenhower Memorial is it the Right Memorial?
Key arts panel approves Eisenhower Memorial Big memorial in Washington DC gets built without a lot of controversy. Not a chance. Nope, no different this time for the planned/proposed memorial for Dwight D. Eisenhower. The President who led America through the “Happy Days” of the 1950’s and was in charge of the “Greatest Generation” during… Continue reading Eisenhower Memorial is it the Right Memorial?
My Pots, in the Winter Snow
The big snow we are getting today called me to action, grabbing the camera kind of action. Julie likes to refer to the pot on the left as the flying saucer. Add on the snow and I now believe it looks somewhat alien in appearance. I’d like to add that the flying saucer brings great… Continue reading My Pots, in the Winter Snow
The Case of the Basement Bistro
I’ve been around the block. All the way around the block. At least I thought I had been all the way around the block . . . until now. Take a look at his image See those black holes in the concrete wall in the basement, yep . . . that’s right . . .… Continue reading The Case of the Basement Bistro
I am in the middle of a project where the main focus of the backyard will be a large fireplace that we hope to have anchor one end of the patio. The fireplace will anchor the end of the patio, and serve as the main gathering space for those on the patio, also becoming the… Continue reading Fireplace Possibility
I’ve Run into a Brick Wall . . .
Of my own choosing. That’s right. This was my choice. I needed some strong physical divider between this terrace and the rest of the World. A separator that would not only knock out the view that direction, but would also stop others from peeking in. To top things this wall screamed aesthetics! . . .… Continue reading I’ve Run into a Brick Wall . . .
Cast Iron Pots; Another Thought
I just want to clarify the size of those 3 pots that I had written about in the previous 2 posts. Two Previous Post The 1st post dealt with my finding these pots and a list of ideas on how they might even be used. The 2nd post was a synopsis of the 1st and… Continue reading Cast Iron Pots; Another Thought
Cast Iron Pots; Revisited
Last week I posted about these iron pots that I had picked up at the local auction. [The pots in question. ] In the comment’s section Jonathan asked about the sizes of these pots this was my reply: I’d say they’re somewhere between 30″-36″ in diameter and a good 18″ deep. They are some good… Continue reading Cast Iron Pots; Revisited
What’s Andy Goldsworthy up to?
Found out that Mr. Goldsworthy has some new installations, and a couple on new shows going on. Here’s the lowdown. [Immediately tell it’s a Goldsworthy.] I thought this little nugget was quite interesting; For many people, Goldsworthy’s works with blood and excrement are disturbing. But the artist says he is only trying to reflect nature… Continue reading What’s Andy Goldsworthy up to?