Outside the Garden Fence

It’s spring and there Molly has been busy getting the garden ready, removing honeysuckle from the fence, and planting. Outside of the garden fence is a slightly different spring. The woods surrounding the garden are green again and filled with songbirds. There isn’t a clearly defined edge between garden area and woods. Often the grass […]

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Firewood Season

Each winter I cut, split, and stack firewood for the next heating season. In recent years the trees cut have all been windfalls and since our woods is mature second growth the trees that fall can be large. This is a red oak that blew over a year ago. The top broke off about 10 […]

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Lights in the Addition

Our solar electric project is proving to be lots of fun. We have lights in the main part of the house and we are finding we can do a lot more in the evening — it’s just a lot easier to see than before with kerosene lighting. The next step was to wire the addition […]

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