(Wow, I should go away more often. My pageviews steadily climbed as I was gone, but as soon as I returned and posted something new, the views plummetted about 70%.)

Construction in Ocean Grove. I think probably because all the houses are made of wood (which–admit it–is not the most durable substance on earth), places need to be rebuilt after one is torn down/burned down.

Ocean Grove house

The above photo is one I took in 2002. It’s actually right across the street from the building in the color photo.