The Demo Project Update

Ok, I think you've earned an update on the big backyard Demo Project by now. Yes, it's been going more slowly than I'd like, but that's always the way. I am very pleased with what we've done so far. If you're new to these parts, the demo project is a multi-faceted re-do of the chicken…

The Spring Crazies

The last few weeks have seen all sorts of things going on for us. I did some work for the elections, which was busy but fun and financially helpful. We went to Auckland one day to visit our youngest nephew, The Little Gingernut. We also walked in Cornwall Park and enjoyed watching and feeding the…

One Pile Down

Today, I am feeling pleased with myself, for I have gotten rid of a pile. The too-long pile of wood that sat in an ugly fashion near the deck for too long has gone! I sawed up the last of it into fire-sized pieces and The Little Fulla helped me to transport the smaller, rotting…

The Husband Has a New Obsession

I think The Husband has a problem. He's obsessed with the chunky pallets. He arrived home one day with ANOTHER van load of them. He hadn't even finished prepping the last (third) pile for the fire and now he has another pallet pile out the front! And now he knows what day of the week…