Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Perfect Property For Stargazing

March 16, 2015

Meteor Showers, Milky Way, Constellations and Planets When the night is super cold it can be really amazing to stand out on the driveway at night and enjoy the view of the sky. But unless you have the heavy duty Carhartts on – which we have done – you don’t stay out too long. Tonight, […]

Read the full article →

Turkeys And Deer Hanging Out Together In Back Yard

March 16, 2015

I Counted 16 Deer, But Probably A Few More Early evening is a good time to spot deer, often in large quantities. They rarely bother the ornamentals or fruit trees/bushes so the deer are always a welcome site. If you are deer hunter your mouth is probably watering looking at all these fine four-legged creatures; […]

Read the full article →

Bucks In the Backyard

February 15, 2015

Scoping Out The Upcoming Antler Hunt This is the time of year you can find bucks congregating with each other and the does. The rest of the year they seem to be more of a loner. The other day I happened to be fortunate enough to look out the back window and see 3 nicely […]

Read the full article →

Deer In The Backyard

February 8, 2015

4 Legged Companions The large population of deer on the property have always been welcome, even when they were stealing from the bird feeders. Whether it be twin fawns, bucks or just graceful does we always enjoyed having their company. Only rarely were they considered a pest, like when the fruit trees were close to […]

Read the full article →

Land Of The Midnight Sun? Winter Wonderland With A Full Moon

February 8, 2015

Bathed In Moonlight There are so many things that I never tire of out on this farm that we regrettably must leave, and one of them is a full moon on a crystal clear, cold night after a fresh snowfall is still clinging to the pines. Just as in the previous post, if only I […]

Read the full article →

Winter Photography Paradise

February 2, 2015

Just Think What A Real Photographer Could Do Here! The day after a big snow the sun often comes up and the crisp cold air makes for the most beautiful blue sky! Scenes like these are just begging for a camera, but I have limited time, just an inexpensive camera, and as is obvious from […]

Read the full article →

Winter Wonderland 2015 – Where Are The Sleds?

February 1, 2015

Imagine Winter When You Live Here The Winter of 2014-15 has been more normal for snowfall it seems, in contrast with some of those years where we had little to almost none! February 2015 is rolling in with a beautiful snow cover after some rain to add that ‘stickiness’ to the pine trees. Beautiful effect. […]

Read the full article →

A Little January Thaw

January 14, 2014

Do I really need to add anything here?

Read the full article →

Making The Best Of Ice & Cold – 6 Wheel Spinning!

December 23, 2013

Glazed Driveway You don’t get an ice covered driveway every year, but when we did that meant 6 wheel fun for the bundled up adventurers. The temperature is low but the wind isn’t bad yet so it equates to beautiful sunrises and awesome blue skies. Bundle up and head outside to the Recreative Industries Max […]

Read the full article →

Deer Hunters Take Notice – This Buck Found On Our Land

December 17, 2013

OK, So We Decorate Our Home With Antlers This deer was found dead on our land a couple of years ago, I was told this buck was probably about 3 at the time. Probably some hunter with more money than marksmanship hit him and he headed towards the water and shelter of our immense wildlife […]

Read the full article →