The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Phase One is done, at least. There are more things I'd like to do, but this replaces a small storage bench, jammed into a corner and piled with clothes.
It doesn't look too bad.
I spent the last three days assembling, sanding (and sanding....) and applying a finish (boiled linseed oil, hand-rubbed) to the shelves. The wood is inexpensive pine, with a lot of, shall we say, character--
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."