Visiting Jim and Carol

Our far too infrequent trips down to Douglas County to see Jim and Carol.

Cats need glasses — and Morty agrees (sort of). Anything for a fluffy lap to sit on. +1

Ginger & Morty — Morty has a particularly strong headbutt.

Orange colored seventies style table lamp on a blue dresser, with hat and shotgun.

Cottage Still Life – This photo started life as a joke picture for the girls, and then it took on a life of its own requiring a second ‘shoot’ just to put right a few of the details.

Small farm cottage in the snow. Missouri US.

Cottage in the snow – For the past couple of months Ginger has been working with her parents on a remodeling project, converting the one room with ensuite ‘Little House’ into a Writers/Get Away Cottage. It now has a living room/kitchenette, bedroom, HVAC and a wraparound deck out back. +1

Jim in the workshop. +1

Damascus steel knife – Jim tried his hand at making a Damascus steel knife blade.

Brass canon – Yes, it works! +1

In a corner of the workshop.


Looking out – past the forge.

New and Old – New welding visors and old posters.

Rasp snake.

Jim’s workshop – well, a large bit of it. You can’t see the anvils, forge, and lots of other tools that are behind me

Table. The legs are steel, not wood. It’s very heavy!

Old Tools. Detail from inside the tool chest.

Tool chest in the workshop.

Globe Lamp – sculpture by Jim Davis.

Butterfly – Mild steel and copper sculpture by Jim Davis. +1

On the workshop wall … A baby elephant, fish lamp, and lots of other goodies. +2

Sunflower – Mild steel sculpture by Jim Davis.

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