Author: Mike Garrity


Another Table

I made another table recently. This is pretty different from the previous one. It’s basically one of the ones Norm did on The New Yankee Workshop, but I made it smaller to fit in...



Chris & I got our third shots today at the Mass Vax site in Lowell. Quick and easy. Getting our immune systems all fired up for this next wave that’s starting.



When we were in the UK, Chris’ friend Alison gave us these wonderful little shoes she made. They’re ceramic, and very delicate. So we were worried about how to display them without worrying about...


Horsey Windpump

We’re a bit behind on posting because our internet connectivity was pretty spotty out in the Broads & the Fens. Last Friday we visited Horsey, which is famous for the Horsey Windpump. The land...


British Motor Museum

The other day we stopped at the British Motor Museum. It’s an interesting place. It’s sort of like your grandparents attic, if your grandparents were a British car company. Piles of oddball cars, old...


La Baleine

Here’s the car we’ve been driving in the UK. No, not the Jaguar. The one behind her. We call it the “French Whale”. The same thing happens every time we come to the UK....


Eydon Ramble

Chris & I are in the UK for a while. It is our first time out of the US since before the pandemic started. The flight over was much easier than we expected, once...


Breakfast Companion

In the summertime, we usually have breakfast on the porch. Recently, this little fellow has been showing up at the same time to join us. He sits on a branch just outside the windows...



Our wisteria is having quite a year: Here’s a closeup: We’ve also got a lot of bird action going. There are a pair of robins in the juniper who are very busy: And a...


Coffee Table

I just finished making this coffee table. The top is a slab of soapstone. It was the top of a lab bench in a high school I helped gut many years ago. I’ve been...