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The Chief Tormentor

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Steve really does design puzzles on St. John

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Here I am working on my Mac laptop from the deck of our rental home, 1000 feet up, on St. John…. sure beats 17 below (-17) in Norwich, Vermont. Shown on my laptop screen is the template I am creating for an electronic puzzle version of a Teaser puzzle, Peaceable Kingdom. I want visitors to our web site to be able to 'test drive' our different puzzle types. I am almost done with a Traditional ePuzzle. Now on to a Trick one!

January 2009 Puzzle Edges

DSC00431More Great Edges from Stave!   Here it is mid-January and Martha & I are on St.John escaping the 17 below weather they are having back in Norwich. -17…. now that’s cold… brrrrr.

I asked Ruth to post some recent edge photos that you all might enjoy seeing.

No doubt this corner treatment suggests this is a seaside scene

WOW! I’ve never seen this sunrise scupt before

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Happy New Year – January 1, 2009

2901nyDayHappy New Year everyone! … below is Staveland as it is today, 1/1/09…  7 degrees outside at noontime… brrrr. Talk about a Mom and Pop business… Martha and I are in here today taking care of odds and ends (1099's etc) so we can leave for St. John tomorrow. We had a wonderful Norwich Christmas with grandson Simon (3.5) shown below who, as I type this, is flying back to Boise. And we sure are looking forward to warm weather where, of course, I will working soooooo hard coming up with new designs with which to torment you all.. heh, heh, heh.  PS: we had a wonderful Holiday season in Staveland thanks to you.

 

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Steve really does design puzzles on St. John

SteveSTJdesign
Here I am working on my Mac laptop from the deck of our rental home, 1000 feet up, on St. John…. sure beats 17 below (-17) in Norwich, Vermont. Shown on my laptop screen is the template I am creating for an electronic puzzle version of a Teaser puzzle, Peaceable Kingdom. I want visitors to our web site to be able to 'test drive' our different puzzle types. I am almost done with a Traditional ePuzzle. Now on to a Trick one!

January 2009 Puzzle Edges

DSC00431More Great Edges from Stave!   Here it is mid-January and Martha & I are on St.John escaping the 17 below weather they are having back in Norwich. -17…. now that’s cold… brrrrr.

I asked Ruth to post some recent edge photos that you all might enjoy seeing.

No doubt this corner treatment suggests this is a seaside scene

WOW! I’ve never seen this sunrise scupt before

Continue reading

Happy New Year – January 1, 2009

2901nyDayHappy New Year everyone! … below is Staveland as it is today, 1/1/09…  7 degrees outside at noontime… brrrr. Talk about a Mom and Pop business… Martha and I are in here today taking care of odds and ends (1099's etc) so we can leave for St. John tomorrow. We had a wonderful Norwich Christmas with grandson Simon (3.5) shown below who, as I type this, is flying back to Boise. And we sure are looking forward to warm weather where, of course, I will working soooooo hard coming up with new designs with which to torment you all.. heh, heh, heh.  PS: we had a wonderful Holiday season in Staveland thanks to you.

 

2901simon