By the time I post this, I believe we (I) will be done. Some of the planters are going back to the farm, but not enough to warrant a full-time cook. I’ve started looking at maps to plot my way home, and I’m looking forward to having a house, with a toilet, my own bedContinue reading “La Fin”
Monthly Archives: September 2022
Fiona (Storm Part 2)
After a night of wind and racquet of a flapping tarp, getting up to step out into the environmental chaos was not especially appealing.
The Storm, Part 1
I heard there might be the remnants of a hurricane coming our way, so I bought an extra tarp.
The precursor to winter is fall, and it’s at this time, after animals have spent the summer putting on fat for winter that they are hunted. Moose season in New Brunswick started this week. It’s only a week long, and non-tribal hunters must enter a lottery to get a tag. Hunters also seek out ducks,Continue reading “Moose Season”
The leaves are changing to their fall colors, and we saw a full Harvest Moon illuminate the night sky. The moon was so very bright that she cast very distinct shadows. When I awoke to her glory, I couldn’t even see the constellations. The days continue to be warm, even hot with a lot ofContinue reading “Fall”
My husband, Ric, used to tell me that the week after Burning Man was when fall began in Canada. He was right. Even though we no longer attend the event, in a lot of ways, we still time our year by its timeline. Far away from the dusty lakebed playa, on the other side ofContinue reading “Deep Woods”
The Middle Of Nowhere
To get to our next camp, it was decided that we should caravan. In the past, trucks got lost along the way and ended up arriving after camp set-up. I suspect that was part of the rationale for the cravan. That, and the fact that we really are in the middle of nowhere. North ofContinue reading “The Middle Of Nowhere”