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1302, 2020

Building a Lasting Heritage in a World Unraveling

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Country Living Reflections, Heritage, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our world has entered a season of increasing upheaval, conflict and crises and as I ponder the uncertainty of our future I conclude there are priorities I must pursue if I desire to build a [...]

2412, 2019

An Oregon Trail Wagon – Another stroke on the canvas of Timber Butte

By |December 24th, 2019|Categories: Building Projects, Country Living Reflections, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Not long ago a good friend of mine gave me a call asking if I knew where he could purchase an old wagon wheel. He knows me well and figured if anyone knew where to [...]

1912, 2019

Nancy’s Garden Chicken Moat

By |December 19th, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Country Living Reflections, Environment, Food Production, Poultry|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Growing a thriving garden in the country is always a challenge when all around there are so many adversaries wanting to help themselves to its produce.  That has always been true here at Timber Butte. [...]

203, 2019

Prayer Chapel – Part 3 – “A Thin Place”

By |March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Building Projects, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Discovering “A Thin Place” There is an old Celtic saying, “Heaven and earth are only feet apart, but in those thin places the distance is smaller yet”. The Celts believed that a “thin place” is [...]

2302, 2019

Chapel at Timber Butte – Part 2 – A labor of love

By |February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Building Projects|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A labor of love... Building a foundation on the Chief Cornerstone The day Nancy and I went up the hill to stake out the location of the chapels future foundation we came upon [...]

1902, 2019

A Prayer Chapel for Timber Butte Homestead

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: Building Projects, Country Living Reflections, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

When passing through the entry gate at Timber Butte Homestead it’s difficult not to notice a granite rock  chapel perched on a barren hill overlooking the ranch facilities.  Although new, it has the ambiance of [...]