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Week of August 5th

Gathered more Sand Plums (about a quart). Plan is to process this and what we already have in to juice and then jelly. Finished washcloth and started working on larger baby booties. Proportions seemed wrong on the first attempt of

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Foraging, knitting, Uncategorized

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

5/13/2018 – 1st week of Late Spring

Hurt myself a few weeks ago and I still slowly recuperating. The spirit is strong, but the flesh is week. So far the cuttings are a mixed bag. Almost all of the Washington Hawthorn cuttings have died while a handful

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing, Gardening

Hunting – Scent Killing Spray

1 cup Distilled Water 1/8 cup of Baking Soda 1 cup Hydrogen Peroxide 1 teaspoon Dawn Dish Soap Dissolve the baking soda in the water Add the peroxide and soap Stir, don’t shake Spray onto clothes immediately and put them

Posted in Fishing, Projects

9/4/2017 – 1st week of Early Fall

Tried to go fishing, but the water level was too low. That was most likely my last attempt for this year. Sum total: one bait sized bluegill. Very discouraging, but still better than a complete strikeout. Seriously thinking of giving

Posted in Camping, Daily, Fishing, Foraging

7/24/2017 – 4th week of Middle Summer

Started the process of making a trotline. Didn’t think to take photos so I can write up instructions. Will have to go back and take them later. Also working on some bait recipes (chicken liver jerky and blood and cheese

Posted in Fishing, Foraging, Projects

7/10/2017 – 2nd week of Middle Summer

Almost a month since last post, so quite a bit to catch up on. Need to remember to be more consistent. Fishing has been a complete disaster so far this year. On the last expedition, I tried every bait I

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing
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