Monthly Archives: February 2015

Wall to Wall [with Winnemucca in the middle]

The second-to-last Friday in February we arrived at Wall Spring to wander around the ponds and be amazed and amused by the next-to-near finishing touches on The Repository…

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Studio preparations were managed and winds turning to dust [clearing off daily by sunset, more or less] noted…

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Bright mornings, punctuated by chill breezes from across the desert;

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Saturday Willey shows up for the final grading and agrees to take a few tires in partial trade [not shown]

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Sunday winds turning to dust clearing off & etc. yet again…

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…which reach temporary impenetrability at midday;


Local sights: the shed; the Aljo; the Mysterious Work of Bugs; the Wall Spring Tree; evening’s dust redux…

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Monday went, as aforementioned [see “Winneday”], to Winnemucca on a driveabout and back in time to pole-plant a couple of strategic globe willows [also not shown]…


Next day, Tuesday, the crew arrives, finishing up some touches and partially tearing the roof off the studio…we contemplate more possible details and remove much of the roof from the shed ourself…

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…another yet another day…

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In the end, though the new studio roofing is installed, everybody disappears after noon Thursday as certain essential trim pieces are lacking to finish it off and that day, which began sparkly and bright, ends looking a lot like February, monochrome and cold…

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Friday morning, well flowing copiously; storm on the way…time to go.



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