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In Which the Trees Finally Put on Their Autumnal Attire

In the immortal words of Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan, the trees, they are a changin’. I may be paraphrasing there…

Fall color has been a long time coming this year, but now we are seeing the yellow, orange, and red, warnings to the birds and squirrels that time is running out to put away their winter store. 59 more words


Humber Heritage Trail Bolton

Saturday Sept. 10, 2016

The town of Bolton has an interesting past that developed along the Humber River when the mills began to arrive.  To help commemorate this they have developed the Humber Heritage Trail along the river.  948 more words

How to Make Black Walnut Pumpkin Pie

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Thanksgiving Recipe: This Thanksgiving, try a new take on a classic pie. We are adding black walnuts to our pumpkin pie! 26 more words

For my latest project I had a couple rough pieces of walnut hidden away on a shelf in the garage from two different trees. Both were quite dry and looking for a new home so I thought I’d work on some chair building skills but with the forgiving nature of a small end table. 386 more words


The Brute Squad Serving Board

Sometimes the simplest projects are the most enjoyable. Getting back to the basics with some hand tools and a quiet morning.

We cut this walnut last fall and after nearly a year of air drying, I put a couple slabs in the attic this summer for some experimental, ad hoc kiln drying. So far, so good.


the black walnut is not your friend

How can something so beautiful be so destructive to a veggie garden? A black walnut tree two yards away has destroyed my veggie garden in a matter of days. 187 more words