Yearly Archives: 2019

Week of June 17th, 2019

Rented a cabin at Toronto Lake for the weekend. The place was flooded, but it worked out. Took a grandkid fishing at caught 2 catfish. One was a keeper, but let it loose since there was no place to clean

Posted in Camping, Daily, Fishing, Foraging

Knitting – Washcloths

Granny’s Dishcloth (Original Designer Unknown) Materials Yarn: 100% cotton; medium weight (4); 95 yard Needles: Size 7 US (4.5 mm) Notions: Tapestry needle Gauge: 18 stitches = 4 inches Finished Size: 7.25” square Instructions CO (any) 4 sl1p, K all

Posted in Projects

Week of June 10th

Finally got second household set up. Most of this week was spent assembling furniture. Wife bought some houseplants for the new place (ivy, aloe, and a succulent). Need to research care. Finishing up on washcloths. Next project is to finish

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Gardening, Projects

Week of April 22nd

Working on making cane fishing poles. Since the previous pole broke on the first catch, I am building these to be able to still function after the pole breaks. I run lightweight bankline from the handle to the tip and

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Week of April 15th

Had another bout with a stomach bug. Can’t remember getting sick this often. Working on putting hiking/camping gear together this winter. I am mostly done with a bedroll and tarp tent, just need to figure out better straps. Started working

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Week of April 8th, 2019

The Sand Plums have leafed and blossomed, the Mulberries have leafed, and the Honey Locust are just starting to bud. The White Pines that I heeled in last fall didn’t survive the winter. I need to check on Black Cherries

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