Our New Guinea Pigs Arrive

Our new guinea pigs arrived today. I've steadily been patching up some old hutches and we were ready to start bringing in the animals as part of our garden set-up. This is exciting to me because as far as kitchen scraps go, we have some pretty decent ones in my opinion. Given that we eat … Continue reading Our New Guinea Pigs Arrive

A Matter of Distance & Why it Matters

As told in a previous post, we are now home schooling our boys. So when I'm tasked to teach about distance and measurement I take the opportunity to make it real. I have been designing and building our chicken yard recently and in the eleventh hour I made an alteration to the design as you … Continue reading A Matter of Distance & Why it Matters

Reclaimed Timber, Bananas & Cubbies

Today I began the task of sorting through the stored wood from the renovation. I had kind of started some weeks back, putting aside certain lengths of structural timber of certain dimensions for the trellis along the retaining wall. The Little Fellas have since hit upon the idea of a cubby house out in the … Continue reading Reclaimed Timber, Bananas & Cubbies

Emergence

The tadpoles are emerging from the water. Though still froglets with diminishing tales they are climbing onto the newly added sticks in their little, table-top aquarium. I was surprised by two things that I had quite forgotten about since my childhood. 1) That they are such big tadpoles and then they become a rather small … Continue reading Emergence