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Wordless Wednesday — After the Storm

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Burning Up the Lath, Part I

For many months we have been collecting lath, other unuseable old lumber, cardboard boxes, etc., into a big bonfire pile.  We invited people for a New Year’s Eve bonfire but the weather was too cold to spend the evening outside.  … Continue reading

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Winter Adventures (or one way to meet the neighbours)

Most every rural Saskatchewan home site has a shelter belt of some sort, trees planted on one, two, or more sides of the house and yard to provide protection from winter winds.  Prairie Woods has an absolutely wonderful shelter belt, … Continue reading

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Plaster, Plaster Everywhere

December, 2010 Gutting an old house, I have discovered, generates an awful lot of construction debris.  I don’t know what would have happened to it all in years past, but in these times of awareness of environmental issues, we’re careful … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Weekend, Part Two

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Yesterday was eagerly anticipated and much enjoyed.  My oldest daughter, Kathryn (www.mommykatandkids.com) and her family made the five-hour drive from their home to come for Thanksgiving dinner and an acreage tour.  What fun it was to show … Continue reading

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880 Pounds and 33.3 Feet Long

Early October, 2010 The I-beams have arrived and the concrete footings for the support posts have cured enough to be able to handle the weight of the two-story house.  So . . . it is time to move the two I-beams … Continue reading

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