Archives by Month: May 2020

Memorial Day – 2020

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | May 18, 2020

How can we honor those who gave their lives in the service of their fellow countrymen and countrywomen? I think President Abraham Lincoln gave the best answer to THAT question in his Gettysburg Address Four score and seven years ago… Read More

Old Fracture or New Fracture?

Posted by in Simple Forensic Methods, Wood | May 04, 2020

Roof framing that has been exposed to a substantial weight of ice and snow exhibits fractures (see the featured photograph).  Were the fractures caused by the recent accumulation of ice and snow?  How can the history (age) of a wood… Read More