Our first year was
felling dead and dying trees, bucking them, splitting and stacking them.
We heat our house exclusively with our wood stove. Time to hang up the axe, and go skiiing.
Deer live in our front yard, wild turkeys visit it, black, brown, blond, cinnamon, and
the occasional grizzly bear
wanders through it, as do coyotes who sing to us at night.
Meanwhile golden, and bald, eagles soar overhead. A red-tail hawk perches in a tree
just outside our
bedroom windows. In addition, we meet moose, caribou, and elk on the
drive to our
son the horse farmer, and his
Living here in Kaslo is our daughter with a
son almost 3, and a 4 month old