Category Archives: Family
This isn’t something I regularly find myself saying to my kids. But a couple of bears are hanging around the neighbourhood. Yesterday one came to our side of the mountain. Balto chased it off. Whenever the kids are heading outside … Continue reading
The lake had been frozen over for about four days, so yesterday the kids and I did a little exploring along the shoreline. We walked along the ice and all my axe tests showed 6-8 inches of ice. Still, we … Continue reading
I’m not even going to try to catch up on what I’ve missed of summer. Truly, the goats sabotaged my summer without even being here. 🙂 It was quite a production to get ready for them with terrain challenges, lack-of-skill-and-know-how … Continue reading
Katie – checking out the chickens in their new enclosure. Building gardens. Testing the depth and size of the apple tree hole. She calls it her “birthday skirt” but after this hike I think we’re calling it the “tick skirt”. … Continue reading
The two mugs missing from the set are now complete. The set may grow, but for now it’s up-to-date. (Until I get my own glazes and kiln.) I missed a step on the plaque, unfortunately, and that is why the … Continue reading
Nature journaling. Heading to the river mouth. Birding. “Birding”. Puff balls.
“Can she be one already?” She was rather silly when I took her “one year old” shots. The birthday pair at one and six!
Balto and Mystery (our only named chicken) sharing kitchen scraps. We’re not quite ready to leave Balto unsupervised with the chickens, but we’re close. I don’t think he thinks about eating them any longer. The warblers started to show up … Continue reading
Waking up to another blizzard yesterday, my list of outside to-dos got cancelled. The kids voted (not that it was put to a vote) for finishing the set-up of the pottery wheel. “The pottery wheel?” you ask. My husband has … Continue reading