When we had the terrible straight line winds back in a July, our neighbors down the hill probably had the worst amount of damage on the road in regards to trees down. They don’t heat with wood, but have been cutting and splitting the downed trees and giving us the wood! This is super generous…… Continue reading Good neighbors
For the first time in the nearly 11 years Chris and I have been married – our anniversary is in a couple of weeks – we are horseless. Chris’s horse Jeanne that was a 16th birthday gift from his grandpa died earlier this year. Chris is 40, so the horse had a good long life,…… Continue reading Horseless
Chris and I attended a workshop this morning on wild mushrooms. I had been wanting to go for the past couple of years, but one year I was pregnant with Piper and didn’t think it would be a good idea, and last year it was the day before we hosted sawmill days on the property. …… Continue reading Foraging for fungi
Lloyd and Phyllis went to a regional meeting of the International Wood Collectors (no joke) in Indiana last week, so I took vacation at work since I didn’t have babysitters. We did a lot of Ranger riding. We played in the dump trailer We went to the park. There was a craft auction at the…… Continue reading “Vacation”
After an unusually cool August, it shot up to 94 on Labor Day. So we hit the pool for closing day. A stormy cold front rolled through in the evening, and I pulled out candy land to teach Colton how to play. I think we need a few hundred more games of practice!