A while back, I had written about my unsuccessful hunt for a pressure canner. There were none to be had; the only place I found that had one in stock, it was way beyond our budget. Then we were generously gifted with a pressure canner! There were even spare parts, including two pressure gauges. It … Continue reading Presto, Change-o!
The weather system has stalled over Ontario which, for us, means that the winds have actually reversed; Instead of coming in from the west and slowly cycling to the north, it's swooping in from the east and swinging to the south. The entire system is covering the south end of three provinces (well, four, really, … Continue reading Yup. Still snowing
We're still getting a mild snowfall, off and on. My younger daughter and I made a quick trip to the post office, and the roads were pretty slushy. My husband had prescriptions refills ordered on Friday that were to be delivered today, so when we got the call that they were on the way, I … Continue reading Well, that was a first
Well, the forecasts were actually right for a change! Somewhat. When I checked the forecasts last night, they were suggesting the southern areas of our province might not get any snow at all, or if they did, it would be just a bit. The system was expected to hit more of the Northern areas of … Continue reading Spring snow
Today turned out to be such a hot and sunny day, I took advantage of it to do a bit of work in the spruce grove. Specifically around the dead trees near where we intend to plant the mulberry tree that will be shipped later in the spring. I normally post the before pictures at … Continue reading Clean up: spruce grove, clearing to the dead trees
My daughter and I made a dump run today, and as we were unloading the back of the van, she noticed one of the access panels in the side of the van had fallen off. This is where the jack is stored. She popped the panel back on, and off we went. As we were … Continue reading Someone lost a shoe…
First up, many thanks to Fyreglass and her hubby for all the help with my technical difficulties! So far, the problem hasn't been solved, but my goodness, my computer is working much more efficiently! 😀 In fact, as I type this, the text is showing up as a combination of black and magenta. I am … Continue reading Technical difficulties: still figuring it out
Okay, so I thought my monitor was the problem, we got a new one, and... The problem hasn't gone away. This is what my gmail looked like a little while ago. I use the past tense, because when I go to another tab, then come back to it, I see the text, only to have … Continue reading What is this? (question for the techies)
Today, after being delayed for ... two months? ... more? ... I was able to pick up the replacement hot water tank. The current hot water tank is still working. There is no longer a puddle under it, though there is a scale build up along the seam of the bottom cap. It must be … Continue reading We finally got it
My older daughter just finished a whole bunch of quick commissions, and after sitting at the computer for so many hours, she really needed to get out and walk! So we headed out together, and wandered around beyond the outer yard, cutting through the old hay yard. I just had to share this photo of … Continue reading Situational blindness?