Monthly Archives: October 2009


The long journey home – Entry #130

A long commute to and from work is actually not very energy efficient, especially for those [...]

By |October 30th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

“Scouting the Divine – My Search for God in Wine, Wool, and Wild Honey” – Entry #129

Margaret Feinburg I always find it hard to answer the question, “Who’s your favorite author?” I have a number of [...]

By |October 28th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Extracting honey made simple – Entry #128

My bee friend Mike Lutz Our first two gallons of homegrown honey Last April after attending a [...]

By |October 24th, 2009|Beekeeping|0 Comments

Root cellar upgrades & improvements – Entry #127

Exterior & interior doors Mold formed on canning jar caps The six inch vent pipe In December of [...]

By |October 21st, 2009|Building Projects|0 Comments

Meet the R.O.M.E.O.’s – Retired-Old–Men-Eating–Out

For the last two years Nancy and I have been blessed by an annual visit from the Romeos. The Romeos (an acronym for Retired Old [...]

By |October 16th, 2009|Building Projects, Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

A grand Jack-O-lantern carving party – Entry #126

What do you do with a root cellar full of pumpkins? I guess there are a lot of things that could be done such as [...]

By |October 11th, 2009|Country Living Reflections, Homemaking|0 Comments

Chive biscuits – Entry #125

After the shock of the first fall freeze nearly everything in the garden withered into mounds of brown [...]

By |October 9th, 2009|Agriculture, Homemaking|0 Comments

The last harvest – Entry #124

Last week our local weather man reported that fall was ready to fall.  The temperatures throughout September had been delightful, but as October opened its [...]

By |October 7th, 2009|Agriculture, Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Building a log framed porch – Entry #123

A couple of weeks ago my son Brook and I were pondering the front entrance of our family cabin.  Brook was saying that it looked [...]

By |October 5th, 2009|Building Projects|0 Comments

Creative longings of the heart – Entry #122

I’ve resisted writing about our latest projects here at Timber  Butte because up until now most everything we’ve done [...]

By |October 1st, 2009|Building Projects, Sustainable Living|0 Comments
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