Chris is now dimensioning and planing the wood for the landing surround and wall boards. The work is cold (you have to do it outside), loud, dusty, and boring to photograph. So here are some of the other things we've been up to:
Testing a new recipe for Cook's Illustrated (don't be impressed, all you have to do is volunteer). I love this magazine and it's great fun to try out recipes before they're published. Plus you get to see how they changed from the trial once they actually appear in the magazine.
|Getting the ingredients ready
|Not quite there...
|The first jump - off to a good start.
|And then she saw me...
|Back on course
|Ta da again!
|The great mouse caper
|Venting steam to reduce the soup
|Cooper loves the snow
|Look at that face!
|16" in the first storm followed by another 12"
|Smiling despite freezing his butt off
|Making the graham crust
|Trial and error