Clearcuts: The Final Frontier

Clearcut: noun \ ˈklir-ˌkət  \ 1) an area of forest in which all the trees have been thoughtlessly and needlessly cut down so that one or two people can make their mortgage payment. 2) land often overlooked as abandoned or undesirable where humans, together with other organisms, can slowly transform wasteland back into a thriving, life-sustaining ecosystem. If there …

A springtime hike around Snow Lake Keep

It’s been almost three months since Laire and I moved to the community, and aside from the hike we went on during our first visit last fall, we still hadn’t got a full tour of this huge property. There’s just always too many projects to do when you’re a homesteader and market gardener, aren’t there? Well, Deryk has been meaning to take …