Tuesday, January 09, 2007
The framing of the first floor was already well underway when we arrived on Monday (a national holiday). The snow that was threatened hadn't materialized (why don't weather forecasters ever apologize?).
It was rather shocking to see how much one's own gaff will impact the landscape - and all without asking anybody if they mind. The neighbours who visit their relatives in the graveyard next door and the others who walk their dogs up the hill are all very upbeat about it though. "How exciting!", they say, "How one looks forward to seeing the finished article!". Indeed.