|My Month in OZ!
The third week
Monday morning dawned bright and warm. Lem took a day off from
work to help and, after toast and veggie and several cups of coffee, we
got started on the window around 8:30.
First, we had to get the pane of glass out of the remaining three parts
of the sash! This was an intense effort! One wrong
move on either of our parts or one misplaced blow with the hammer and
we'd be rushing out to buy a replacement pane of glass!
after almost an hour of babying and coaxing, the pane of glass came free! Then
came the fun part of milling the replacement pieces to attach to the existing
Lem has a real knack for working with wood and tools! With
minimal direction, she jumps right in and her meticulous nature assures
the results are exact!
Lem and I were just finishing up on the reworked sash when Neika arrived
home to admire our handiwork!
Here we are, two handy-grrls, proud as pea-hens of our day's
The window is back in the frame and I'm showered and dressed and ready
to make my train back to Melbourne!
A final pose together, and one of me before the Overland departed Adelaide's
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