April 17, 2016

Three Weeks with Paulo: Burnsong, Bushwhacking, and Breakdancing

I’ve held intention that my life in 2016 be filled with more FUN and so far it seems to be working.  There’s been no lack of entertaining activities this year and the last few weeks brought fun to the foreground when our U.S. friend Paulo Wellman decided to come for […]
March 12, 2016

Birdsong Summer: January & February 2016

A week into March and Mother Nature is right on schedule.  The weather pattern is changing signifying autumn is on its way.   We are at the tail end of summer and everyone I speak to wonders where the time has gone.   “It can’t be over,” “We’ve only just got started,” […]
February 27, 2016

Wainui Spring & Summer, September – December 2015

My winter 2015 blogpost talked about the deliciously slow passage of time where I delighted in  the short days and long nights.   But how the opposite holds true for spring and summer!    As I sit here cataloguing my photos from the last several months, I barely remember all that has […]
November 13, 2015

Team Tree Felling – September Woofer Cohort

A big shout goes to September’s woofer cohort who did an incredible job helping us during our big tree felling operation of 2015. About two years ago, after a big wind and rain storm toppled and snapped a lot of our trees,  we suddenly realized that owning a ten acre […]