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A Crazy Week and Some Progress on the Bookcase

Today is June 30th which is my self-imposed deadline for the Window Seat Bookcase project. Guess what? I’m not finished with it. But I’m close. Last week, my woodworking was displaced by some life issues. I now join other woodworkers who write about having trouble fitting woodworking into their schedule. Life gets in the way and woodworking has to take a back seat. Life has been front and center over the past few days, but I am happy to say I have made at least a little progress on the bookase. I had an unfortunate thing happen on Father’s Day; a day which was going to be all about woodworking. But, Sunday morning, while mowing the yard, I inadvertently ran over a yellow jacket nest. The pain was excruciating. Once I realized I was being stung by them, I escaped to our screen porch where I counted eight sting sites; mostly concentrated on my left ankle and right leg. The next four days were a combination of pain and itching, and little sleep. I wore …