Kryptos is a puzzle sculpture that’s been on the grounds of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia since 1990. Three of its four coded messages have been solved - and now we have a clue that might reveal the fourth. Plus: the story of the J.W. Westcott II, the only ship that has its own ZIP code.
Demolition is officially done, and so the contractor is putting in the base of the second floor, sort of a foundation. This is more elaborate than any of us expected, given how flimsy the support
Demolition is more or less finished, and the contractor has found some, um, interesting facets of the structure. We’d always known this house was built in pieces; we found at least three very obvious places
Yesterday our contractor took down the attic. Today he and his crew took down the rest of the second floor. Which makes our house look a whole lot different than it did at the beginning
The daisies we planted last fall are finally sprouting! - Sonya
This morning there was an attic in that space between the chimney and the blue tarp. Not anymore - demolition has begun. A full day of demo work means a full dumpster. This thing will
The power company came by to move the lines. I have no clue how the driver got that truck into our driveway. I can’t even get the car in there now! - Sonya
The contractor is busy inside the house, and we’re trying to keep busy outside, getting ready for this year’s garden. Having Owen around means we probably won’t be able to do hundreds of tomato plants