I was inspired by a youtube video of Alaska to try skipping stones on the almost frozen small lake near the cabin. The trick of making the “incredible” sound is to find an almost frozen lake. A lake that is… Read More ›
Time to close the Cabin!
It’s a sad time of year, where Fall is finished and the nights are getting much colder. That means time to close up the lake cabin for winter. Pipes will freeze, so we put pink eco anti freeze in the… Read More ›
Friday Fun Flick…..Spider Man!
whenever we take the boat out, we find that spiders have been happily building webs. First job is to get rid of the spiders…..then the webs.
Vintage Shopping with the Husband
I asked my husband to drive me to the nearby vintage/antique shop. I usually go to vintage/antique/junk shops by myself, but my semi-invalid status means I have to sometimes ask my husband to drive. There is only one big problem… Read More ›
Angora Rabbit Spinning, Wool Arts Tour, part 2
This year my friend Natalie and I enjoyed seeing two different angora rabbit spinners during the Wool Arts Tour in New Hampshire. Last year I featured video from one demonstrator, and I am glad to have more video and photographs… Read More ›
Leaf Peeper Time! (almost)
While I enjoy living in New England, Fall is of course my favorite season. The changing of the leaves is in New England always is amazing to me. While I grew up in Washington DC and Maryland, and leaves changed,… Read More ›
Lake Franklin Pierce update…
Fall is slowly coming to Lake Franklin Pierce, I thought it might be time for a quick update. I’ve found wild grapes growing near the waterfall where water comes into the lake. There seems to be quite a crop. Then… Read More ›
James Bond Car/Boat!
During the summer I never know what I will see when I am out on the lake. Lake Franklin Pierce is known as a “blue collar” lake, without the fancy homes seen on Lake Winnipesaukee. Still, it’s been interesting to… Read More ›
Dog Lake Patrol
Our dog Dingo only knows his own little world. He knows you can not mess with the cat (or the cat and humans will become angry) and he knows car rides can mean going to the cabin (HAPPY!) or going… Read More ›
I like squirrels, I get that they are just rats with fuzzy tails, but I even like the squirrels I have met with no tails. (Sometimes they lose parts of or even all of their tails). Where the cabin is,… Read More ›