Wood skidding

We took down 15+ trees south of the solar panels.  we plan to use most of this wood for a treehouse, but much of the wood first needs to be cut into boards with our neighbor’s mill.  We spent a large part of the day dragging the trunks of these trees out of a gulley...
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IT IS ON

i was away for just under 2 weeks and I returned to some serious changes…  Many new beds established, greenhouse is full of soil blocks, solar array is complete, huge stacks of new lumber drying, and on and on.   Just a few of the sights are below.  will take more pix tomorrow
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portable saw mill

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the next life of a tree

The guess is that this pine was about 60 years old.  the 96 year old neighbor remembers planting this tree.  jay, who is 56 has pictures of his first communion with the tree about head high.  It was damaged in the october snow and threatened to fall on a house.  Everyone was sad to see her go....
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clearing

Seems to be a big part of what is going on right now.  I have had a number of conversations this week about clearing – both metaphorically, and well… see below.  We spent the last few weekends hacking thru thorns and brush to get rid of a big watership down style bramble patch that was...
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