As I was driving to the cottage for what we estimate was my fiftieth trip there, I became aware of the changes in the view over the past eight months. I started doing this drive when leaves had not opened from their buds and farms fields were still un-turned from the winter past. As … More Cottages Have Complications, Just Like People Do
I am pleased, no I am excited to say… The bedrooms have floors. Yesterday the weather co-operated, making it easy for the guys to lay the hard wood floors. They were able to set up a saw on the deck to do the cutting of the hard wood. While Enrico glued and laid the floors, … More We have Floors
It Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. And its time for Fall colors, pumpkin everything, family dinners and time to paint the cottage bedrooms. This will be our first Thanksgiving Dinner at the cottage. I’m busy here cooking the dinner in advance, as we don’t have a kitchen set up at the cottage yet. The turkey … More The Colors of Fall and the Colors of the Walls
Every now and again, you get to have a feel good moment. When we took down the old pumping system to put in the new cistern, the one good thing that was left behind in the cottage was the exterior pumping system. It looked like it was new, because it was. We posted … More Our Lady Passes on Another Gift
It’s hard to believe it’s the First of September, yet here we are with Fall waving hello in the distance. Spring was exciting, we waited for it to come. When it did, the first official Long Weekend in Ontario, the May 24 came with it. Way back then, I applied for that dreaded Variance to … More Do You Got the Paper Work? Why Yes I Do.
The first walls were up and rooms are now starting to resemble bedrooms. This sent my mind to thinking, that we should do something to mark the time of the renovation on our seventy-o… Source: A Very Special Gift
And so we waited. And then we waited. And then we waited. Six weeks into the building game, we thought we had everything lined up and ready to go before we started. We got a referral to an electrician, meet with him. Took him up to the cottage, told him what we needed. Agreed on … More The Electrician that was not Electrifying.
Now its your turn to share your Pictures. This contest is open for you to submit your pictures. I am looking for your pictures from this Summer of 2016. There are three categories: Summer at the Cottage, Building at the Cottage and Wildlife from the Cottage. Summer ends on the 21 of September, 2016. The … More Photography Contest