Anyone for a wager? I’m willing to bet that Anthony Hopkins’ house in Legends of the Fall is an anachronism. There’s no way that house existed at the time the movie takes place. I’m sure you saw the film – everyone did. It’s the one where Brad Pitt is one of three sons of an […]

Lumbering up

Wandering down the lumber aisle of the Home Depot, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that everything there was once a living, growing thing. By the time it’s milled, processed, and cut, it bears little resemblance to the tree whence it came. I’m not particularly sentimental about trees. They shade our vegetable garden, cover […]