Just recently I switched up whirligigs in the front yard, removing the lumberjack for repair and installing the newly renovated fisherman. That was good and fine until the windstorm. When the big gusts started, he was compelled to catch fish with ridiculous gusto, until finally… Read More
Over the years we have accumulated a few different whirligigs, including a sentry, a carousel, a wood chopper and a fisherman. We periodically rotate these on the pole we have set in the front garden. The reason we rotate the whirligigs is because they require… Read More
We continue to add things to the back garden. We bought more old pillars at Nice Old Stuff out in Jarvis Ontario. If it weren’t upside down, and if I didn’t spray paint it blue, the blue thing would be a gold plant stand. I… Read More
Note to self…stop in Wilson next trip to NC… Mr. Simpson passed in June of last year at age 94, but he left behind plenty of joy in his intricate creations.
Yesterday evening, I installed a new whirligig in the front garden. This one is a fisherman. When wind blows the prop, the fisherman catches the fish.
Where all the action is…..
This morning we launched the woodchopper whirligig into the skies above 27th Street. Now let’s swing with Woody Herman with Bill Chase, performing The Woodchopper’s Ball. This tune was one of my father’s favourites. His friend Norm used to come over the house and they’d… Read More