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On a roll! – June 21-23, 2010 (Trip 17.1)

Posted by Justin in Building, Each Trip, Full Account, Video Posts

Cabin Foundation Cross-members

My first order of business, before moving up towards the roof and other VERY important aspects of any dwelling, was to reinforce the foundation. I must admit, bracing my underlying posts is something I should have done prior to working on my first floor, let alone the first floor walls, second floor walls, second floor, [...]

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Unexpected Guests – June 22, 2010

Posted by Justin in Video Posts, Wildlife Encounters

June 22 – Unexpected Guests (spruce grouse and chicks)

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My Official Start of Summer – June 18-21, 2010 (Trip 17)

Posted by Justin in Each Trip, Full Account, Video Posts

For months I’ve been talking about spending the summer at the cabin so that I could push the building process along at a much faster rate. And here I am, updating my website from the comfort of my four walls with no roof. How am I updating my site you might ask. Well, a summer-long [...]

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Meeting the Neighbors Video (Trip 10)

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Read the Full Story!

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Big Beaver Makes a Splash

Posted by Justin in Video Posts, Wildlife Encounters

I came across a couple of beavers and a really superb example of a beaver lodge while cutting through the forest and past a small lake, on my way to the property for the first time ever. Evidence of beavers in the area was noticeable all around, long before I actually saw the lodge.

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Discovering My Sixth Sense

Posted by Justin in Video Posts, Wildlife Encounters

Bull Moose in Spring, 2008

When it comes to wildlife and the outdoors, there have been a few times I experienced… a strange knowledge or ability to predict animal sightings. There was the time I consistently predicted, with amazing accuracy with regard to species, size and the circumstances of the catch, each fish that was caught during a day of [...]

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