I had some time to take photos of the living room village scene this evening. I think the camera is working good again.
I get big sheets of styrofoam at HD and just break it apart to make little ledges like this. I used an empty flower vase as a pedestal in this photo. We have one of those ambilight televisions, so the white glow of the tv against the gray wall looks almost purple.
All the kids like the fort. I finally changed the flag to say "Matthew's Hideout" in honor of my brother. Now I just need to straighten that tree. I