Modifying our Sauna Stove

Our sauna stove always seemed to have one fatal flaw – the fellow who welded it for us felt that he no longer wanted to weld regular steel to stainless steel. This meant that our stainless tank was just “hanging” off the back of the stove. There was about a 1/8″ gap between much of … Read more

Flett Tunnel

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

The End of The Dorks.

Kenny has been really into running and timing himself this summer.  He isn’t interested much in doing it in the context of competing against other children, but he sure pushes himself!  He gets really upset if every run isn’t a bit better than the previous one, even though I point out that shortcomings in my … Read more