The three days following Thanksgiving were unbelievably warm. Temperatures in the mid-50s and low 60s. The days dawned sunny and clear. On Sunday morning two deer grazed below the pond as the sun came up.
Saturday we had a cookout and saw an ermine that was living in our wood pile.
Previously Eric had been in conversation with Trevor about hunting and ended up chipmunk hunting, to no avail. This past weekend when Trevor visited he brought his hunting bow and extra arrows. Before they left the house to go hunting Kathryn teased them by saying she would return the burgers and hot dogs to the [...]
I have long been planning on building a tent platform at cookout corner. I planned on re-using the pressure treated lumber from the east side deck after it was removed due to re-modeling. There were two 12′ beams made of 3 2×8′s nailed together; lots of 2×8′s for joists and an assortment of decking boards [...]
Hip Replacements. There has been a lot of press about FDA requiring analysis of metal on metal hip replacements due to concerns of metal wear and/or metal leakage into the blood stream. I had been experiencing a slight burning sensation in my left thigh. I have been concerned about playing volleyball (3xs/week) and it had [...]