Author: Mike Garrity

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Email

In addition to the blog, we’ve hosted an email server for years. Recently it has been getting more and more frustrating to deal with. I’d been meaning to document some of the hassles here,...

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Crack

Yesterday Chris & I had a beautiful day at the beach. Walked along the sandbar, chased a bunch of crabs. Late in the afternoon, big black clouds started piling up to the north and...

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Baby Turkeys

This afternoon, when it was close to 100 degrees out, momma turkey stopped by. She brought this year’s crop of babies. They were hard to count, because their heads barely stick up over the...

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25TH Microcar Classic, at Last!

The 25th anniversary edition of our favorite car event was originally supposed to happen two years ago. Unfortunately, like so many other things in the last few years, it got cancelled because of COVID....

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Andon

After finishing that table the other day, I realized that it really didn’t go with the lamp that sat in that corner. So I made a new lamp. I got a little carried away,...

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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...

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Boosted

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.

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Shadowbox

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...

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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...

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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...