Got the last load stacked today.
A little over 7 cords,
Got 6, loads of tight stacked rounds, 1 cord each.
Double row, 12" between.
Leaned rows together to close off the top to keep the snow out.
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Got lucky & will have meat in the freezer.
Firewood for next year
No moose but had a good time.
The legal bull were up high, (well above tree line)
we went up & looked around, but were smart enough to not pull the...
Cow & calf came thru the yard yesterday morning.
Headed for the garden.
Pic at the garden ,they are outside the fence, in the potato patch.
One of my favorites:
" there were a helluva lot of things they didn't tell me when I signed on with this outfit"
Just read Oregon has a big fire spreading fast.
In the Columbia River Gorge area.
Getting rain here finally, a good thing after a record dry...
Just in time for the State Fair & Moose season.
Has been the best summer I've seen here since I moved here.
Great for the garden & greenhouse.
Have been eating ripe tomatoes since early July....
After killing some bees that were in the wood stack. Then Rounding up my helpers after the yellow jacket scare.
Then some dissecting of the nest.
Had a small bull in the garden 2 nights ago. ate one bed of beets & 2 cabbage heads
before I looked out & saw him. Jumped the fence & was chowing...
Wasps would be more accurate
Found 4 nests near the house so far.
Only got stung once <>
2 hanging under brush piles
2 under ground,...
Eating good from the garden now :)
Zucs, broc & stuff
Toms & cucs in the GH
Must be near a methane gas field. LOL ;lol
Astronomers found a solar system similar to ours
3 habitable planets, possible ET life.
Lettuce, onions & cucs.
1st garden fresh salads of the season. :)
With the warm weather, lots of snow is gone.
Might be the year it all goes :)
Highway camera loop shows how dark it's getting now.
Not real dark.
AK state highway camera a few miles from my house.
Click "Loop" to watch the time...
Getting spoiled with the good weather .
Could get used to it :)
Down side is the fire danger is extreme!
Forecast looking good :
On sunny days the bottom of the mts are getting green & greener
Found a possible wood score.
Have to buy 6 cord for $175,
Trees were cut before the sap started running, (before bird season) about 6 weeks ago.
9:30 tonight I looked out & saw a moose
Got a pic from the house then it spooked & ran to the brush, behind wood stacks.
Couldn't resist a pic of...
Garden almost all in.
Compost bin almost empty, center still froze but thawing fast,
76° today. Got some sun.
Green beans & potatoes tomorrow...
The snow is melting.
Todays pics of the mts 7:30 PM
from the garden:
Wood stacks, can smell it drying :)
Finally getting some warmer temps. Some green grass showing up,
Birch trees have some green buds.
Even see some dandelions showing up. No blooms yet...
Steam powered box mill, 20 minute video
Good video for wood workers & steam powered enthusiasts.
A 1st for me.
Been here over 30 years. Snowing in mid May.
Up to 4" in places forecast.
Forecast for 26° Sat night. :eek:
Will have to give my...
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