Sunday, February 10, 2008

La la la...

Most of the bedroom work remaining involves windows. They are mostly the original windows with the wavy glass and sash cord pulleys. They are in pretty bad shape (but we are sticking our fingers in our ears and ignoring them at the moment). When the weather turns warmer it will be lots of fun learning window anatomy making them all functional again.

Hoping that problems look...smaller...through a macro lens, here are some attempts to make the ickiness look less intimidating.

An entomologist would have a blast with our window ecology. Tons of fun stuff making a home in the large space between our inner windows and the storm windows (including 27 species of wasps currently not pictured because their nests alone scare the crap out of me).

Given all the carcuses we've seen, I theorize every lady bug in the world comes to Indiana to die.

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  1. I am so glad you have this blog- I really enjoy reading it and seeing what you've done. And that we are not alone in the things we get into. :)
    We also have an endless number of ladybugs that bomb our light fixtures and fill our window sills. If you find out how to get them to move out, please share!

  2. EEEEWW WASPS! *hides* that's so icky I almost just cried. BTW love the orange for your room!

  3. Ah, yes, the fun of owning an old home. Wait until spring and the flies come - I remember my mom vacuuming up copious amounts of dead flies from the window sills when I was a kid. You might be on a path for a Battle for Middle Saw-whet Manor in the spring with the wasps, lady bugs and flies. It will be interesting to see who sides with who...