This past weekend, I did some birding after a fashion. The Newfane Heritage Festival showcased over ninety artists, craftspeople, and specialty food folk, some of whom find their inspiration from birds. Here are a few ...
|Chickadee - reverse painting on glass by Joann Gaffron-Hargrove, Springfield, VT|
|Loon - James Easton, woodcarver, North Windham, CT|
|Pileated Woodpecker - Phil Morgan, woodcarver, Athens, VT|
|Hand-carved bird house - Mark Wingertson, Petersham, MA|
Meanwhile ... post-hurricane work continued.
Last Friday, work was completed on restoration of the river bank behind our home as part of the long term protection of roads and bridges.
|Dozer levels fill where the Weeping Willow once stood|
|Debris jam yielded reluctantly to the backhoe|
|Neighbors and friends supervise the backhoe work|