Saturday, September 15, 2018

Wool Week Touque

I got it done! This version is my second attempt. The colorurs the first time around were simply not harmonious.

First attempt. Too American. 

Monday, September 10, 2018

May Roberts Potlatch

Grandma May died last year so this year was her headstone Potlatch. A celebration of her life and a major community event. It started early afternoon and went until early evening. 
The next day we hiked along the shore of airport lake talking about Grandma and Doug Urquhart who have both passed on. 

Saturday, September 1, 2018

News from the Garden

It’s been a surprisingly good year for raspberries this here. It seems as if I reached the peak of production. I have four jars of raspberry cordial started, which should be delicious by Christmas. One sunflower managed to bloom, which is not bad but not great either I had high hopes for more. The crabapple trees have a bumper crop this year and they seem more delicious than ever. I’m quite excited to see the fall color on our Manitoba maple it seems to finally be growing.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Yukon Culinary Festival at Circle D Ranch

We got tickets to the final event of the Yukon culinary festival which was held at a local elk and Angus cattle ranch. The weather was perfect sunny but not hot wind less. And the food was delicious. Mostly cooked over an open fire and involving a lot of duck fat.

Sleeping In

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The deck paint job

Our neighbor gave us some leftover deck paint, and today I used it on our back deck. We hope it will extend the life of our beautiful deck. Before