One of the things I've been wanting to get done in the outer yard, was to clear some trees from what used to be a chicken coop, when I was a kid. Getting things done in the outer yard has now been pushed back another year, but the last wind storm we had left more … Continue reading Winterizing: clearing an old roof
While doing my evening rounds today, I decided to take a look at the building that we had used as a chicken coop, when I was a kid. Since we first moved here, the roof/attic has been slowly settling downwards by noticeable amounts. The board you see me puling away from the wall used to … Continue reading Future plans; checking out the old chicken coop
It's a dreary, cold day today, so I wanted to post a photo of a more pleasant day, taken while my mother was here to see the changes made since her last visit. Last year, we raked all the leaves up and added them to the old kitchen garden as mulch. I don't know that … Continue reading Fall colours
While taking this photo, I was both amused by Creamsicle's ability to climb from the opening to the roof, and alarmed by the incredible number of little nails sticking out everywhere!
I had some company while checking out the state of the collapsing log cabin. 😀
We had a nice rain today and, when it was down to a drizzle, the girls decided this was a good, safe time to get the fire pit going and burn down the pile of wood we had in it. Then we had a cook out. Because, why not? While we were out, I could … Continue reading There be Cows Here!
A last post about my walkabout in our yard. The spruce grove next to the house might be what's preventing us from being able to get more stable internet (with better data plans!), but it sure is beautiful. This view is from the end of our garden near the road to our driveway. As you … Continue reading Around outside