November 2nd, 2005

learning

Cuiridh mi clach air do chàrn.

In my front yard, I thought I was building a dolmen or possibly a inukshuk. But it is simply a cairn, not a menhir. A steenman, perhaps, but no stulpa. It is, however, a gnomon and I must mark the hours.

The neighbors have yet to comment.

cairn

File this under maps and flags and machines made by hand.