Bee rescue, and new sign started

Yesterday, looking at the weather radar, I had expected that we would catch the edge of a weather system that was being pushed up from the southeast. Which is what usually happens. Instead, the system ended up going right over us, and we had heavy rain all day and most of the night. We are … Continue reading Bee rescue, and new sign started

Clean up: dead trees, and I’m being watched!

Yesterday evening, I was able to head out and finally work on the dead tree that's stuck. While I was getting tools out of the sun room, I discovered I was being watched! They were not only watching me, but they did NOT run away, and one of them looks almost relaxed! I'll take that … Continue reading Clean up: dead trees, and I’m being watched!

Clean up: our “second bathroom”, done for now!

Well, we've done as much as we can with the outhouse for now, and I think it's turned our rather well! The first order of business was to paint the shelf boards. The longer one was the one that got painted on one side, and the edges, yesterday. I decided to paint the remaining section … Continue reading Clean up: our “second bathroom”, done for now!

Clean up: our “second bathroom”, inside and out

I'm a sucker for punishment. The plan was to head over to the outhouse, quickly do a second coat of paint until we ran out, then get back to working on the bread baking. Instead, I kept adding more things to do, and by the time I got inside, I had to get my daughter … Continue reading Clean up: our “second bathroom”, inside and out