Saturday, May 30, 2015

Growing Season

smelling nice

Potatoes are up

spinach almost ready to eat

we are now able to look through the Shed

Lilacs in full bloom

potential for lots of flowers in the coming weeks

Friday, May 29, 2015

Interior Planner

Virginia Warwick from Exeter came out to teach us about
interior planning

Looking at balance, colour, triangle and layering
we could also bring something from home
I brought a picture of oma's kastje (Dresser)
Virginia suggested I put round plates above so the round mirror
shape comes back

Trying to fit paint and other colour items

The bib bible seemed to fit in everyone's set-up

items brought together with this pillow
So, I came home and tried it out
it does look better
and with items we already own

Thursday, May 28, 2015


Took the side road to see if the Ospreys were on the nest
One just flew away

taken through the dark part of the car window

the other was on the nest

Moving the Generator

Temporarily the generator is moved...

...into the garage

connected again, so we are still prepared for power problems

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Temporary Bin

We have a temporary Bin by the bunk silos

Had to make sure the TMR mixer fits underneath

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

a little Rain

in the bible Rain is always a blessing,
Israel is so dry, when you have been there you understand
Job 5: He provides rain for the earth;
    he sends water on the countryside.
This time it was a real blessing here too
It was raining while the sun was going down

The Rainbow is also in the bible
not only in Genesis 9
 but also in heaven in Revelation 4 and 10

Monday, May 25, 2015

Back Shed

First the bin left

Then it was the back Shed
After lots of nails pulled

and more clean-up

finally Rien's favourite part

the chainsaw

Marc lifts him up

and Rien attacks the trusses

more clean-up to follow
Success (for this corner)

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Big Ass Fan

A Fan blade was hanging down in the morning
It had not been running during the night

 we took the opposite blade out too so we can still run the fan
It is under warranty

Because we had to work on the fan anyway, we decided to clean both fans
standing in the bucket of the loader tractor

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Late Frost

Rien had seen a white spot in the pasture

enjoyed the cows on my walk over to the white spot

saw already some signs of frost on the way

The waterline has a small leak

and it must have been cold enough to freeze

Now (8AM) it's not anymore

but there is quite a layer of ice

loving the early morning sun

went to look at the corn
the dark plants look glazed, that's not a good look

only on the edge of the field behind the hedge (we hope)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ontario Badlands

We went to the Ontario Badlands

the 2 unknown girls took a group picture for us,
but not on my camera

one can can make the picture look bad

Picked it up

Hi Jessica

Took some extra pictures

After this month the badlands will be closed

to preserve this site
even though (as Olga noticed) it was formed by erosion

They were working at the fence
kind of sad we won't be able to walk there anymore