Monthly Archives: June 2015

Finishing the Inside

I will be out of the bush for Canada day after all. I am running low on food and it might be nice to walk around and see the crowds. Today I was busy with cedar cladding. I finished the … Continue reading

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A Hanging Shelf

The promised rain only came late in the day, so theoretically it did not prevent me from doing anything. It wasn’t the most productive day, however. I was up late reading so I slept in late and then moved some … Continue reading

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Gardening

Today threw off the dark clouds and the rain of yesterday and was bright and sunny. For me it was a bit of a gardening day, combined with trimming the ferns in the yard with the whippersnapper and then cutting … Continue reading

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The Return after Moncton

I was away for what felt like a long time. I drove straight to Moncton and hung out with my friends there for three days. I came back yesterday, to stay in Fredericton, and then worked on a shelf unit … Continue reading

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The Longest Rain of the Year

Today is the longest day of the year. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to see how long the sun is up because it has been raining all day and it is still cloudy. I woke to heavy rain, but for … Continue reading

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My Solar Power System

My solar electricity system began with design parameters and a problem. The problem was the lack of other forms of viable power. I am too far from the grid if even I were interested in connecting, and too far from … Continue reading

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Calculating my Work

I have been running around the last couple of days. I spent two days at Kim and Dennis’ working on tiling, although we didn’t work that whole time. The job is drawing to a close, depending on how much more … Continue reading

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An Answer for the Future

It was brilliant and sunny again today and incongruously I spent the first part of the morning inside. I did some more work on the cedar cladding and then set up the foundation of the old woodshed. Then I repotted … Continue reading

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Gardening and Moving Wood

I guess today was productive, after a fashion. I dug the new hole for the fridge, or perhaps more properly, root cellar, and then half filled the spot where it had been with wood. I’d built that as an extension … Continue reading

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Cutting Down Trees

Today was a chainsaw day. I slept better, and then after breakfast I went for the log I’d left in the path. I brought it into the yard, cut off four feet or so I don’t need for log purposes, … Continue reading

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