Here’s the traditional photo of snow on the windscreen!
I’m not a big fan of tomatoes at the best of times. I am indifferent to ketchup, the blandest of the bland condiments (although invaluable if you get some really bad french fries). I also don’t really mind pasta or pizza sauce. Salsa (or better yet Salsa-Mayo 50/50 mix) is good on nachos, but after … Read more
Just some satisfying pictures of the last of my birch cut, split and (mostly – until my pile fell over) piled. Much appreciation for Donna and Kenny helping out with these to make less work for me!
So the notion of keeping our fresh water pumped into tanks in the loft of the sauna met cold, hard reality early on in our adventures here. We rapidly realized that keeping the sauna (or at least the tanks) from freezing in winter was a losing prospect. As such, for the first year or two … Read more
I was doing some fall chores, digging out the humanure hacienda, trimming some weeds around the cabin and prepping the site for the new sauna. While getting ready to warm up the ATV, I saw something dart past me in the garage – at first I figured it was one of our many chipmunks, but … Read more
We tried planting some finger potatoes this year – so far, they’re delicious and healthy! Really pleased!
I’m sure for the eagle-eyed readers, you’ll notice that the last bit of winter wood is all milled scraps left over from the earlier deck I built.
So I moved one of our new game cameras from one position on the driveway that was really challenging to access in winter, to another, more accessable location. Imagine our delight when it captured this little fellow (or lady?)! I guess the lens is a bit interesting.
Gosh we did well with our spinach this year! The leaves were huge and delicious! We are tickled green at its performance. As always, radish is also a nice treat with its own speedy and tangy results.
At camp Kenny and Donna found this crayfish. The way Kenny described it, it seemed like it must have been the size of a lobster!