“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” Thyla Harp
Taped on the ugliest wall of the riverhouse is a growing assortment of clippings, scribblings and quotes, and the above quote always makes me smile. Today’s post gives you a little peek into the gates at the riverhouse, where the internet crawls slower than today’s low tide!
Not wanting to call attention to the house, I’ve not made many improvements to the typical split-bamboo fence and hand-wired gate. This past week I eyed a stack of old palm thatch and decided that I was capable of building a thatch-roof entrance over that gate. Most of the work was completed at ground level, and I later assembled the panels on the bamboo-pole frame.
Don’t ask – suffice to know that frustration can be a powerful tool, and this transplanted Southern Scarlett was determined to get that thatch to the top of the frame before darkness halted the progress!
Several other projects have divided my time, but this stage of the garden project should be finished by the beginning of next week.
Many stories patiently await their turn, though there are few opportunities to upload images or open ‘New Post’ pages. As I often do, I’ll soon runaway to my favorite little hostal in town and spend a mini vacation in cyberspace via faster wifi!
Until then,I’ll tweak my attention to the gardens and landscape: