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Friday Photos: I Ching No. 28 Critical Mass

24 Mar

I counted 108 pots!

Then there is another 20 plus not shown in the photo.

From a Google search of the definition of “Critical Mass”….the first (from physics) has to do with the minimum amount of fissile material needed to maintain a nuclear chain reaction…the second has to do with the minimum size required to start or maintain a venture.  Wilhem’s translation for I Ching No. 28 is “preponderance of the Great”.  David Hinton’s translation for I Ching No. 28 is “Vast beyond” looking forward to the changes in the situation.  Both authors have lines that include “sagging ridge pole” as the problem driving change.  That is the background on my struggle choosing an image for No. 28, until I cleaned out my garden shed this week!

All these containers held flowers, vegetables and herb plants (accumulated over 10 years).  As of this writing, all will be redeployed with plant divisions, seeds or deposited at the recycling center.  Critical mass–>chain reaction.

From Houzz: Add a shed +++

26 Apr

 

I love this article from Houzz!  To add a personal story, our custom shed was completed in 2010.  One third potting shed, two-thirds mower parking, the arbor aesthetically bridges the shed to house meeting the minimum distance required by ordinance.  The bonus features are shade to the French doors from the setting sun and obscuring the view of the neighbor’s driveway.  Our shed was added long after the privacy fence was built.  This called for a custom solution to rework section into a gate for the mower.

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North facing window, full glass door and two loft windows.

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Walk thru or sit and stay a while!

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Look in the lower left corner….additional 3′ to original 16’X16′ concrete patio.

Ours is a “his and hers” shed.