We Almost have electricty!

2014-02-16 09.22.51

This weekend was a pretty exciting big step, we now have all the wiring inside the house.  This allows us to work on getting the insulation and wall board on.  James has also been working on the water when the weather is not too cold. So that hot water tank and hot and cold manifolds are ready, now … [Read more...]

2 and 1/2 feet of Snow!

2014-01-03 11.09.11

you definitely read that right.  today I walked around the yard and measured!  Now that is what is here after a few warm days.  We estimate that about 3 1/2 feet actually fell.  We are so thankfully that we haven't had the cold weather that the east has had that is for sure.    Here are a few … [Read more...]

This place as gone to the birds!


okay not quite yet.  But I did make my mind on what chickens that I want and I have ordered them. The Plan I wanted chickens that would be both good laying hens as well as good meat birders, I want my flock to be self sustaining, meaning I can hatch my own chicks to increase the flock and have for … [Read more...]

Everyone goes so enjoy the go!

a door to keep the snow and wind out.Beautiful!

I am sure that you have seen those cute Charmin commercials... right, the little bear always says "we all go, why not enjoy the go?" so you might be wondering why the heck I am talking about "going" well here is the story. In our journey to create our retreat center, we are reno'ing the main … [Read more...]

The Journey Begins

2013-08-03 16.50.32

I wake up with the warm sunshine beaming into the bedroom, the soft curtains are blowing gently in the summer breeze. I quickly dress and head out to the water.  It is a beautiful morning for a walk.   I walk  for an hour or so, really feeling good, deeply breathing in the fresh air and … [Read more...]