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Handcrafted Log Homes are Back

Sustainable, Beautiful & Energy Efficient Large Logs Make for Unique Homes

Canadians have a long history of appreciation for building with wood; there was a time when log cabins and log homes were all that many of our ancestors knew. 777 more words


Thirsty Thursday

Another day, another rainstorm here in northern Virginia. One that clear up quickly.

This one knocked all the ‘flowers’ from the White Pine trees.

Hopefully this means the worst of their pollen is gone! 8 more words

Backyard Habitat

10 Survival Trees EVERYONE Should Plant On Their Property

Trees have always been one of nature’s most valuable commodities, and have provided us with immense benefits including food, housing, and different sorts of odds and ends. 40 more words

Tree Snags for Wildlife

This is a story about the management of a landscape tree in decline, management with an underlying theme of benign neglect.

Last summer I heard the unmistakable sound of a Pileated Woodpecker hammering on a large old white pine tree near the edge of the lawn. 179 more words

Nature Photography

Twin Dressers for Twin Girls

A friend with twin girls recently asked me to build twin dressers for his twin girls as a birthday present to them. They came out fantastic and look very beautiful. 106 more words


evident at the first glance

when n (eleven years old) unexpectedly starts in about going to his therapist on thursdays, (just as a side note to me) in the middle of when I was teaching him and the others about wild edibles. 284 more words

The Orange Grove: A Novel by Larry Tremblay

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This little book (just 157 pages) is not for the faint of heart and is not a light read. 205 more words