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The chickens are confused…..


This – is what my back yard usually looks like before I go to work. This is what it looks like this morning. Just a little apocalyptic…. There are currently a hundred or so forest fires burning in this province … Continue reading

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Post Caterpillar Gardening Update


Brown Mustard Gardening in Zone 3 is a bit of a trick.  In theory we have about 90 days frost free – pretty much hogwash for the ten years I’ve been here….. we’ve gotten hard frosts every single month of … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Chaos: not for the squeamish.


We are in the middle of an epic – and I mean EPIC, tent caterpillar infestation.  They happen every ten or twelve years….and although the north has been under attack for a few years, I’ve a sneaking suspicion that our … Continue reading

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Blogging Again ….. ish…. A glimpse into the life of….


Well.  I knew it had been awhile, but really?  Where has the time gone and why is it that there never seems to be a spare minute to sit down and write? Spring is here.  Sort of.  Today it’s sunny, … Continue reading

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Old Rainey and the Well…..


Well – finally – minus 33 this morning at my house!  Winter hasn’t let me down after all 🙂  Minus thirty is the magic number for letting the cook stove die out and lighting up the wood heater.  The cook … Continue reading

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Kind of a nothing/update post :)


Wow.  It’s been a couple of months at least……it’s not so much that time just flies by, it’s just there’s always so much to do that sitting down and spending time at my computer keeps getting pushed to some other … Continue reading

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Installment 2….. Old Ignaus, and Squishy.


Standing around work one day, just before the doors opened, drinking coffee, somebody got on the subject of what they would buy if they won the lottery. My boss figured he’d buy a bigger boat and spend his retirement years … Continue reading

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