Winter skies

Winter skies

Year-round, we have beautiful skies!  Sometimes they are dramatic with clouds, sometimes with different colours.  We have a decent view over our valley to the Rocky Mountains.  Even when it is overcast it is still wonderous!  We also see lots of Chinook...
Calgary Justice Film Festival

Calgary Justice Film Festival

In November, we watched a few films from the Calgary Justice Film Festival.  We always find that we learn something absolutely new every time. Website: https://justicefilmfestival.ca/ They show films all year long and have interviews as well!  Sign up for their...
Seeds and Garden Maps

Seeds and Garden Maps

Today was a slow brain day and we managed to get a couple of jobs done that I often put off!  We organized our seeds and updated the garden maps. https://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com/garden-plans/1233022/ (Main kitchen garden)...
Well Fie Update

Well Fie Update

We have been working on reducing our energy costs for the winter.  One thing that has been on the to-do list for a while is to build an insulated floor in our well fie (fie=house). Our water pressure tank  is in the well fie so it needs to be kept above zero.  Now, it...
Root Cellar Update

Root Cellar Update

The root cellar is “almost” done!  We started this project over a year ago.  It’s been fairly complicated to get everything in place and there have been lots of firsts for us. So far the internal temperature has been holding steady at 12C.  We have...

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