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W.T. Kirkman lantern style light (Near Flathead Lake MT)
Vine porch curtain (North Hampton MA)

Cranbrook House Dining room light that can shine up and down or both. (Probably a custom design by Eliel Saarinen) Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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The painted ridge beam went in this week. You can see, if you look closely, another castle post to complement the beam.

We also did a preliminary blower door test to check for airtightness and passed with flying colors

And finally we had a ceremonial sage burning inside the building last night…to bring the good sprits and chase away the bad. Due to the airtightness, the building was still smokey in the morning after the ceremony! (The ventilation system is not yet operational and no windows were open)

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I have been sorting through old pictures today and found some nice pictures of architectural plants that I collected.

Glorious Springtime Wisteria

Vine Curtain

Nice Wall Vines with Wire (I think this one is gone…so maybe not such a good example)

Unintentional Deciduous Living Roof at the Post Office

This bit of fence, with a neat row of cactuses along it, reminded me of the cactus fence at frida kahlo's house in Mexico City

This bit of fence, with a neat row of cactuses along it, reminded me of the cactus fence at frida kahlo’s house in Mexico City

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trellises, vegetable beds, and roses and vines starting to climb

trellises, vegetable beds, and roses and vines starting to climb

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