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I love my Ecofan!

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

The weather around Seattle is getting cooler. I’ve started a few fires in my wood stove already. As I was watching the fire burn last night, I thought about how much I like the Ecofan my mom got me for Christmas last year. The fan sits on top of my wood stove and blows air […]

Salmon Cakes

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

We have a freezer full of wild salmon. Perks of living in the Pacific Northwest. I wanted to make some salmon cakes but have never made them with anything but canned salmon. A quick Google search took me to this blog post: Pan-Fried Salmon Cakes The recipe is easy to follow and the salmon cakes […]

Camping at Yale Lake

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Two weeks ago Jared and I packed up our camping and fishing gear and headed south towards Mt. St. Helens. Since we now have our boat Olive, I wanted to go to a lake and do some fishing. We ended up at the Beaver Bay Campground on Yale Lake near the small town of Cougar, […]

Taking Olive on the Sound

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

A couple weeks ago, I found a 12 foot aluminum Duroboat for sale on A guy was selling the boat, trailer, 3 seats, oars, trolling motor, battery, two anchors, and 4 life vests for $1,900. I ended up buying it. The title says the boat was built in 1998 but you’d be hard pressed […]

Dad Life

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Dad Life from Church on the Move on Vimeo.

Geocaching at Fort Flagler

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

With June still showing us a glimpse of winter here in the Northwest, every sunny day has to be enjoyed to the fullest. Friday’s forecast looked good so I took the day off from work and Jared and I headed up to Fort Flagler State Park located on Marrowstone Island. View Larger Map This was […]

Chicken Tractor

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

We enjoy allowing the chickens to scratch and peck in the yard. They usually do a pretty good job staying in our yard but not always. Jared and I constructed a chicken tractor today so we can allow the flock access to different parts of the yard and not worry about them going where they […]

A New Mower

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Mr. J. will be 10 in a couple weeks. It is about time he learns to mow the grass! The nice weather and sunshine has encourage my grass to grow. I drug the lawnmower out of the garage and Jared walked up as I was pouring in some gas. I asked if he wanted to […]

Rowdy Rover: A dream come true.

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Tama’s offspring did very well down in Arizona last weekend. Rowdy Rover: A dream come true..

Merry Christmas!

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Our main Christmas tree was decorated today. I helped with the lights and the ribbon but Mary did the rest.