Friday, January 23, 2009

A couple more from Bridgeton

At the beginning of this week I posted a single picture of the covered bridge and mill at Bridgeton, Indiana. I had meant to post it and these two at the same time. I usually don't like Christmas decorations after Christmas is over, but there was just something about this big wreath on the side of the bridge that I couldn't resist. I had thought I would post it for the Ruby Tuesday, but they were doing macro, so first thought I would save it till next Tuesday. Instead, since I am again so tired I can't think, I am posting it because I had it ready.And I thought I should post the old mill while I was at it...I like snow pictures. And I think this is one of the better ones I have of the mill...I think I would almost like to have this one in jigsaw puzzle form.

We have been working on the grandbaby-to-be's room. Roger and Jeremy put a new window in there...and we had to do the trim inside. And Roger about had to custom design it. It turned out real would be so much simpler if Roger's table saw was easily moved. But it is a very heavy duty one and it is all he and I can do to move it a few inches at a time...and that by scooting it across the floor, not lifting it.

And he has been making the other isn't really that hard of work, but time consuming. And it would be so much easier if we could have taken his table saw. We have had to put the dado head on the saw and use it to custom fit things. I say we when I should be saying Roger....I just watch. Anyway, would be so much easier if we could take it with us, cause for two or three nights in a row, we have had to bring something back home with us for him to use the dado on.

And then there is the painting...the trim is to be painted so we have been doing that as we go. Again not hard...but paint and let it dry, then give a second coat.

Hopefully, by this time tomorrow, it will be done. Except for the new carpet which will be done Monday.


Betsy from Tennessee said...

Rose, Both the old mill and the bridge pictures are GREAT... I love old mills.

Your grandbaby's new room will be wonderful --once you get it all finished. I know you are getting excited.

Have a great weekend.

Barb said...

Absolutely great pics of the bridge and the mill ~ I love the snow on both (as you know I am a snow person too)! Will you show us pics of the nursery (?), it sounds wonderful! Grandchildren ARE the BEST!!

Carletta said...

Love the shot with the wreath!
The old mill and bridge looks like such a great place to visit and spend time - maybe in warmer weather. :)

I know it's hard work but isn't putting the room together so wonderful - I loved helping Cindy with Lilys.
I'm so excited for all of you.

George said...

Rose, I'm glad you posted the picture of the wreath even if it is after Christmas. Both pictures are very nice.

Tricia said...

A jigsaw puzzle of the mill? WoW! You're courageous! That would definitely be a challenge! Sounds like you all have your hands FULL w/ all the work - but that baby is going to have a FANTABULOUS bedroom!!! The labors of love, huh!
I just posted my version of the Alphabet meme, so stop by & take a gander!!! hehehe

Your EG Tour Guide said...

It's so much fun getting ready for a new baby!

The wreath does look nice on the red covered bridge in the snow. A few people around here still have some Christmas decorations up but most of the decor is gone now. It's almost time to think about Valentines Day!

Laurie said...

I just LOVE the first pic of the wreath with snow on it! There is something simple and beautiful about it!!!

dot said...

You will have to show a picture of the finished baby's room. It sounds really nice.
The wreath looks so pretty with the snow on it.

Mary said...

We saw this place once when we went to the Covered Bridge Festival. These are great shots of it....I like that back view in particular and agree it would make a good jigsaw. Sounds like you've been working hard for that baby's room! Do we get to see photos?

Deborah Godin said...

Those are terrific shots!! I know what you mean about the wreath on the red. And with the snow - Ta-Da!
I painted my tiny wooden front porch red this past summer, and it's never looked better than in the snow!

don said...

I like the "wreath" bedecked bridge shot. The mill too looks very good in a matching red. Fine shots. I hope your project is finished very soon.