Today on our way home from the mailboxes we took an extra moment to glance in the area where our neighbour and friend B! had been telling us for some weeks that “the garter snakes all hibernate in a crack in the rocks”. Imagine our delight and surprise when we saw a roiling, boiling coil … Read more
Wow! Two months since my last post – not sure if that’s a record or not. It’s not that things haven’t been happening – it’s just that at this season, and this part of our lives, not much happens out of the routine. I’ll try to fill in a bit though, and as always, pontificate … Read more
A peaceful, idyllic trip planned to an abandoned railway line. A group of enthusiastic young homeschoolers, eager for a romp through nature, exploring and seeking out fun and interesting geocaches. Moms and tots, Dad and preteens, sunny skies and (relatively) few flies. The entire group of us either trotting briskly with dignity or running screaming … Read more
Kenny’s been asking for a campfire for a week or two now, so last weekend we decided to give it a spin. I used some very dry old lumber, which burned up way too quickly. Time to get a bag of charcoal for the hibachi, and maybe use some of my precious birch for the … Read more
It’s always four times the fun piling wood when you have double the helpers! A little dusting of the white stuff just makes it look nice Love to see the smiles!