Sunday, October 30, 2016

Victoria park

 Today I cycled into Victoria park, a couple small sail boats out in the harbour and a few people on the boardwalk.
I then cycled across town to the Confederation trail and took the trail to Milton and then came hone on Rte 248. Overcast with a bit of drizzle at times, temp was 9. It started raining after I was home for about 30 minutes.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Starter problems

I was to the wood lot today but the tractor was a no start.  I had to replace the pinion gear on the starter.
Even with the late start I still got 12 saw logs to the milling site.
Overcast with a high of 6, rain this evening.

Thursday, October 27, 2016


 On the way to the woos lot this morning, I got to see this nice rainbow.

And this evening a large flock of geese passed by heading west.
A mostly overcast day with a high of 5

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Wood pile

I spend the day at the wood lot, getting a fair pile of fire wood as a by product.
Overcast with a little rain starting around 2:00, cool at a high of 6

Monday, October 24, 2016


Today I cycled from the Sherwood road to the Colville road and back to the Sherwood road.
This photo of the woods is in Hampshire.
A sunny day but windy 30 gusting to 45 km/h with a temp of 6

Sunday, October 23, 2016


 Today I cycled from Hunter River to Emerald and back. Lots of leaves on the trail.
First photo is the junction at Emerald.

Second one is the trail near Hazel Grove. Mostly sunny with a temp of 12 but windy, the wind was from the SW at 45-50 gusting to 70 km/h

Saturday, October 22, 2016

roof trusses

 Pattern laid out on the floor as to have all trusses the same.
Three completed in photo but I got four finished. A raining day with a high temp of 20.

Thursday, October 20, 2016


 I was in Souris today and had lunch at the BlueFin.

The car ferry from the Madeleines coming into the harbour.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Dressed for work

 I was able to mill seven of these saw logs today.

The man dressed for work, boots, chaps and visor helmet.
Mostly sunny with a high of 20

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


 At the woods today, I was able to get 14 logs out.

A overcast day with a high of 10.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Pond in York

 The woods near the ball field.

 The Monday group today started at 2:00 PM. We cycled to the Suffolk road and back, about a 25 km round trip. We had 10 cyclists for the ride.

Lots of geese at the little pond in York
Mostly sunny with a high of 14 with a light wind.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Colours along the trail

 Today I cycled from Milton to Hunter River and back to Milton.  First photo near the Colville road.

 Second one near Greenville and the third photo is the same one but closer.

This one is a young Red Oak in Milton near Rte 248.
Mostly sunny with a high of 11 with a brisk NW wind.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


I got the flu shot this morning, then a little time with the Husqvarna cleaned up the down tree limb.
Then washed the car, lots of leaves and tree sap on it.
A mostly sunny day with a high of 10.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Storm day

 A rainy and windy day close to 50 mm of rain anf the wind was gusting to 80km/h at times.
It took a branch off the crabapple tree.

I spend the afternoon in the shop cutting sticks for the rafters.

Sunday, October 9, 2016


A happy thanksgiving day to you all, have a good holiday

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Fall colours

 Late afternoon I cycled the trail from Milton to Hunter River and back to Milton.
First photo is near Milton and the second is at Hunter River.

I was at the wood lot in the morning, a mostly sunny day at 20.

Thursday, October 6, 2016


I was to Montague and got apples at the U pick.  I was to the wood lot after lunch.
Sunny at 18.

Monday, October 3, 2016


We had nine in the cycling group this evening. We cycled to Hampshire and back, about 25 km.
The sun was setting as we got back to the parking lot.
Also it was a cool 6 degrees with a light wind

Sunday, October 2, 2016


 Today I cycled from Selkirk to Elmira, almost at the end of the trail at marker 273.

The end of the trail as seen looking west towards St Peters.
A smaller group today, only 13 cyclists.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

St Peters

 Today we cycled from Mount Stewart to St. Peters, 30 in the group todayand got most of them in the photo.

 Some of us stopped in Morell for ice cream.

The VIC was the stop for the day, the snack was chile and biscuits. 
I cycled back to Mount Stewart, Temp was around 10 when we started but warmed up quickly as the sun got higher.