A Quiet Snowshow to the Post Box

Kenny strapped on his “go-pro” camera and we made our daily trek to pick up the mail. Thought maybe someone would like to get an idea of what it’s like. Added some music to help reflect the mood a bit. This might be a good way to chillax? Let me know if you watch the … Read more

A New Path to the Post Boxes

For the past couple of years since Grandpa Oiva moved to the city, Kenny and I have been trying to walk up for the mail when it suited. Unfortunately, Dog Lake Road has lately been inundated with pulp and gravel trucks in ever increasing numbers. I understand that this is the price of progress and … Read more

Modifying our Sauna Stove

Our sauna stove always seemed to have one fatal flaw – the fellow who welded it for us felt that he no longer wanted to weld regular steel to stainless steel. This meant that our stainless tank was just “hanging” off the back of the stove. There was about a 1/8″ gap between much of … Read more

Flett Tunnel

A peaceful, idyllic trip planned to an abandoned railway line. A group of enthusiastic young homeschoolers, eager for a romp through nature, exploring and seeking out fun and interesting geocaches. Moms and tots, Dad and preteens, sunny skies and (relatively) few flies. The entire group of us either trotting briskly with dignity or running screaming … Read more