So as I outlined a week or so ago – the ATV has been having some charging issues with the battery. The installation of the voltmeter has been a real blessing – after trickle charging the battery for a day or two, I then disconnected it and let it sit for a few more days, … Read more
So now that I don’t have the mill providing me with loads of weird, thin slabs and offcuts, I have focused on making firewood cutting as easy and productive as possible. I’ve purchased a couple of items that I had hoped would help and didn’t really, but sometimes I get something that’s pretty good. A … Read more
So the other day Kenny and I were in the city until late. Mama gave us permission to bring home pizza for supper, and I grabbed two “Hot N Ready” from “Little Seizures.” By the time we arrived home and were able to commence eating, it was revealed that our eyes were much larger than … Read more
The last dump of snow was another fairly big one. I was here though, and ready to get things moved with the ATV. It was early in the morning when I began, before the sun had come up, so I opted to use a combination of the ATV lights and my headlamp to “get it … Read more
So last Thursday I got the call from Purolator that a parcel had arrived from Condar Canada – unfortunately it came too late for me to drive to their depot to pick it up. Condar is the company that imports the thermometer from the U.S., so I knew that’s what it was. Kenny and I … Read more
Living with a wood cookstove is a bit of an art, as well as a science. For a nervous person like myself, it can also be a source of stress. Two nights ago it was very windy outside, and I made the mistake of loading up the firebox and then closing it down airtight for … Read more
The snow has weighed down the branches over most of the field of view – but just underneath you can see a cute little bunny doing bunny things. I’ve removed the offending branches.
We returned from a Christmas break to find the cabin a rather chilly -9. It took two days before we got it back up above 20 (although we did return to the city to spend the night with Mummu and Grandpa). Thankfully J! from next door kept our driveway clear while we were gone, and … Read more