Class Sunday was fun. Much food and merriment was had by all. We are already looking forward to next winters class.
Getting ready to teach Wood Stove 101 tomorrow for the Coquille Valley Traditional Skills Center. I got all of the kindling split, the fat-wood shaved, and some cedar bark fluff stripped for my birds nest. I am going to do this as old school as I can but I think I will cheat and useContinue Reading Prepping for class.
Laying in bed listening to the Pacific Chorus frogs sing outside. I can’t sleep so I was going through old photos of trips and projects past and found some photos of a buck saw I built on one of our family camping trips. It isn’t pretty but it has served us well and continues toContinue Reading Thursday, February, 9th, 11:03pm
Yep you guessed it! Everything is as I left it yesterday. 🙁 In 7 days of “trapping” only one day did I even have traps set off and even then most of the bait was still on the triggers. Looks like my cats have me out passed and/or they have simply denuded the place ofContinue Reading The great rat trapping escapade episode 2! AKA disappointing day 7.
For years I have carried around a couple of rat traps and a small jar of peanut butter in my bush bag, the idea being that if I needed to I could eat some of the peanut butter and use it as bait to snag some small furry critters to supplement a foraged diet. LikeContinue Reading The great rat trapping Escapade!
Always seems like nature has a way of cleaning up. 2016 was a roller coaster of a year with many ups, downs, additions, and subtractions. I’m not really one for the new year new me stuff but 2016 has been a year for change and change has found me ending in the birth of ourContinue Reading Snow falling on fresh ground.