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Week of July 8th

Tried to get some mowing done, but didn’t get very far as the belt keeps slipping. Will need to look into what might be causing that. Used grass clippings to mulch the flower bed in front of the house. Went

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Gardening, knitting

Week of July 1st

Mostly goofed off and enjoyed Independence Day. Saw a funny meme that said “TREASON is the REASON for the SEASON”. Didn’t shoot off as many fireworks this year, but also didn’t have to put out any fires. One fountain did

Posted in Daily, Foraging, knitting

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

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

5/21/2018 – 3rd week of Late Spring

I unexpectedly find myself with a lot more free time. Not something I am used to. Working on the house plans will have to go on hold for awhile until I can get a computer and software. It’s also become

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Gardening

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

8/21/2017 – 3rd week of Late Summer

Foraging for seeds has begun. Still too early for Acorns, but Black Walnuts, Ash, and Honey Locusts are starting to ripen. Was able to identify some Autumn Olive bushes near me, so gathered a few handful of those. I think

Posted in Daily, Foraging
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