So, I went back up to the mountain with a few things in mind. I needed to get some more wood cut, brought up, cut to usable size, stacked. I also needed to get some more grass seed down wherever it was patchy. I also wanted to focus on getting the place a little more... Continue Reading →
After discovering that the national park service was charging USD$7 for a bundle of wood while camping this weekend, I may have partially puked in my mouth at the cost. Those rates are pretty absurd. While yes its kiln dried, and likely means that there is no insects being transported, I am still pretty shocked... Continue Reading →
Looks like some of the recently planted grass is taking hold! In addition, the hay fields are getting really really tall. It is getting harder to keep track of Tyr in the grass; its easily a foot taller than him in spots.
It's been raining pretty heavily in West Virginia over the last few weeks, and I haven't been able to get out to the mountain lately. Mainly, I don't want to damage the dirt road while the ground is soft, but hanging out in the rain isn't much fun either. So I have been spending time... Continue Reading →
So, I drive a 2WD Volvo V60 and it can pretty much handle anything I throw at it, as long as it doesn't require much clearance. Yea, it pretty much hugs the ground at 5.4 inches (13.7 cm). That's a problem when I was dealing with these roads to the top. So, it was time... Continue Reading →
I bought some land today! Here are some quick tidbits: 12 acres of land About 5 acres of pasture About 7 acres of wooded hilly land On top of an Appalachian Mountain, but only about 2000 foot (610 meters) in elevation NO WATER access But river water is extremely close And I can buy drinking... Continue Reading →