The Engineer and The Artist: Trees

“We need to take some trees down before they fall on the house,” he says.
As he points to this:


and this:


and this:


I see this:


and this:


and this:


And yet again, we look at the same thing

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Jeanne Hewell-Chambers (who some declare got thunked up side the head one too many times as a child)
is still getting used to her husband (the retired engineer)
being home 24/7.


  1. moonmaiden

    SOme how I know in my bones that the power of perspective is one of those things that I am suppose to respect.
    but some days my bones ache and I adore my rose colored rhinestone studded glasses…
    ( I also looked and saw inspiration for some mugs!
    Stay tuned! Laughing like a mad women…)

    • whollyjeanne

      love it when you laugh like a mad woman . . .

  2. Sharon Tomlinson

    I recognize the dilemma. It’s all about function (he) and beauty (she). It lives at my house too.

    • whollyjeanne

      nice to meet you, sharon. it’s nice to know someone else who speaks this language fluently . . .

  3. Kimberley McGill

    Oh yes! My husband teaches and even though he does Summer School he still has several weeks of vacation left. My whole routine gets topsy turvy twisty! He gets energetic and wants to start household projects – great! Except they’re rarely the projects I had in mind. Gotta love

    • whollyjeanne

      i hear you, sugar. i sooooooo hear you.

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