Happy Three King’s Day, and digging out the fire pit

Happy Three King's Day! Today is the Feast of the Epiphany, which is our last day of Christmas. After today, we start taking down our decorations. 🙂 It was another mild day today, so when I finished my rounds this morning, I decided to go ahead and dig out the fire pit. I considered breaking … Continue reading Happy Three King’s Day, and digging out the fire pit

Clean up: firepit area, gate and fence line start

This evening, I decided to be methodical about clearing the west yard trees, and get right into the fence line. It was a lot more work than I expected! This is what it looked like when I left it last time. I didn't get photos from this angle today, but if you look behind the … Continue reading Clean up: firepit area, gate and fence line start

Clean up progress; west yard trees

Today, I went back to around the west side of the maple grove to continue cleaning up.  This time, however, I focused on the area nearest the fire pit and gate.  This area seemed to have been mostly spruces, though only a few have survived. Let's look at the before pictures. This spruce tree is … Continue reading Clean up progress; west yard trees