September 17, 2009

Uhmm, possum pie?

Okay, I never thought we’d get to this.  But when our beloved lemon tree and lovingly cared for lemons started being eaten by possums, Bruce said ‘enough’!   And so came two Timms Possum Kill Traps, a highly recommended and supposedly humane method of possum control, and out they went […]
September 15, 2009

There’s A New Girl In Town……

And her name is Nina and she’s our new 6 month old poodle.   Oh my god, she’s the cutest thing evah!  I guess that’s what all new moms and dads have to say, eh?    We’ve had her for one week today and she really is a darling.  We’ve […]
August 27, 2009

What a Difference A Week (Or Two) Makes!

Okay, some people are going to thing we are downright crazy after reading this post and my previous post of less than two weeks ago. A funny thing happened on the way to building a house.  Call it divine intervention, divine inspiration,  astrological woo-woo, or just plain ol’ fashioned insanity. […]
August 26, 2009

Wwoof, Wwoof

No we haven’t gotten a dog (yet), I’ve got something better – free labour! This winter, Bruce and I came to the realization that we cannot maintain the Wainui property alone.  There’s plenty of grunt day-to-day maintenance chores to do and often times not enough time for the fun creative […]