What's with all this reclaimed wood!?!? Its called old growth forest. I mean, there's nothing left of the original forest, so we may as well use the boards that were made from it. Though weathered, the cedar used for this station is extremely dense, and has very tight grow rings. They don't let 'em get that old anymore... … Continue reading Building knee-up, dip, and pull-up station from reclaimed wood.
Can you feel it? The warmer air mixed with cool rain, and day time past 4:00pm. Yep, it's comin! Spring is on it's way. It's a such a refreshing feeling, a feeling unlike any other season. I can feel it deep inside my being as if my life force energy is being recharged. Awaken oh … Continue reading Transitions
Its gluten-free! I got the recipe out of "How Can it Be Gluten Free" by America's Test Kitchen. All around, super awesome book for gluten-free cooking of all sorts. We've made the chicken pot pie (aka Gone in Minutes...), biscuits, and some really remarkable pie crust, which we then turned into pumpkin pie. YUM. Now, … Continue reading Birthday cake.
A cheery approach, christmas lights in the outdoor lot, the back entrance. We crunch through the snow, eager for a tasty brew and laughter. Located in a little old town..definitely off the beaten path..lies a place that pours heaven into a cup! Republic Brewing Company sits nestled in Republic Washington where the deer hang out … Continue reading Tucked away in Ferry County, on New Year’s Eve.
As the snow has fallen and melted, and fallen again, the wildlife seem to find refuge on this land. Being close to the river provides a bit of a warm belt and comfort for the wild ones. By the flocks and herds they come! Right at this moment I just heard a "Hoo hoo hoo … Continue reading It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a…..White Turkey?
So, these grow all over the place, and few people notice them, let alone go through the trouble (seriously, a lot of work) to harvest and process them into something useful. Elderberries! warning: uncooked berries and other parts of the plant are considered poisonous! This is true though, with all medicines; a little is beneficial, … Continue reading And then there were Elderberries…