"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #30: Out in The Woods

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Blog entry by frank posted 09-14-2008 05:51 PM 1227 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Out in The Woods

So for this short story, lets set the milieu a bit, turn up some volume and think a bit about what it means to be ‘out in the woods’....

Can’t tell the bad from the good,
I’m out in the wood then I’m lost in the wood

Can’t tell the bad from the good,
I’m out in the woods then I’m lost in the woods

—by Leon Russell


Wood speaks and I listen to hearts such as these….

....further along the trail, an-other rustic wood spirit has left me some re-freshing drink, should my feet grow weary along this waundering walk-about I now pursue….

....there’s one place out here ( and there are more) in the woods of my living//working space that I first discovered many ages ago….and ever so often in months or years, I often re-turn and pause to re-flect upon what it must have been like…. have built this place. All the dreams that those who worked and played upon this piece of land must have had….

....knowing that their wood joinery would survive in time and all hold true….

....while up above the main frame house still watches over the setting sun…. peeks inside and much re-mains, just sorted now as different since the animals of the woods have used this place to carry on. How many are the stories of places such as this, where out in the woods after all much work and play….comes the morning when the dream goes on and those who rested there//here….just got up and left….

....stories I write and stories are told, while those that come along after-wards have a chance to create fiction and non-fiction. I choose to present the black and white of what I see as art, surrounded by the wood of creation, where I am but a small part of that creation also, in this larger part I play of a creator….

Thank you.

’’ smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood....’‘

-- --frank, NH,

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#1 posted 09-14-2008 06:13 PM

Wow! Everything AND the kitchen sink! And the long lost mini-bar of the north too…ha.

What diamonds in the rough you have discovered and shared there, granted they are raw diamonds indeed.
Can you guess on the timing of these buildings?
Is it on your property or just out there un-owned?
They certainly are lost in the woods.. and the the open bark on the birch, seems to shout a warning to those that dare to approach….

Thanks for the tour and the soundtrack.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#2 posted 09-14-2008 07:08 PM

—hello Rob; ....well as to the timing of the buildings, I have found newspapers inside that date to the early 70’s and other paper-work dated the same time. I would say the house was built back in the 60’s – early 70’s and then one day the guy goes out to use his out-house and there’s a bear waiting in there for him….now that sounds like the start of a good story.

As to the land this wood piece resides on, it’s not on my land but close by. I do know the owner’s of the property and I’m sure they don’t even know whats out there….and I’m not telling. I’ve talked with hunters and others and only know one family that knows about whats sitting out here. There is a trail that runs past, but not used much by atvs or snowmobiles, since the trail is blocked at one end with fallin’ trees and the other end borders on private property. I believe it’s used more in the winter by cross-country skiers and they’re not going off the trail exploring. Actually when I found this one, I had left an old lumber trail and was walking ‘out in the woods’ free-walk style and just looked up and stumbled into the milieu.

I’ll try and get some pictures up here tomorrow on the vehicle they left behind….

Thank you.

-- --frank, NH,

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#3 posted 09-14-2008 08:28 PM

many similarities in time..gas and oil, politics and war….and sanctuary stands unfazed.
wonderful Frank, wonderful.

Thank you,

-- If knowledge is not shared, it is forgotten.

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#4 posted 09-15-2008 12:46 AM

That is quite the guest quarters you have there, Frank. Thanks for the post.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 09-15-2008 12:58 AM

....knowing that their wood joinery would survive in time and all hold true….

So true of our lives, our loves and our dreams.. ..survive in time and all hold true…

Thanks, Frank.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 09-15-2008 05:15 AM

I love the journey’s, Frank… I’d walk with you anytime.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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