The end of the streak ~ Mercer Mondays

Since the 14th of May I have posted on this blog every Monday. Most of these where photo dominated posts which I really enjoyed...

Remembering John Taylor Gatto

I want to note the passing of John Taylor Gatto. Gatto was one of my heroes. We do not home educate because the schools are bad, but...

Mt Robson Hike ~ Part 2

The idea for this hike was cooked up by my Dad. He had done the Berg lake trail in his teens and wanted to give us kids the experience....

We made it. ~ Mercer Mondays

We hiked up and down the Berg lake trail, survived the cold and came away with some great pictures. It's going to take me a bit to edit...

Mercer Mondays

Saturday was the second Liberty Film challenge, and the extraordinary part was the fact it was not overly challenging. Caleb Mogilvesky...

Mercer Mondays... on Tuesday...

Monday flew by so fast, blogging did not cross my frontal cortex in the least. Today I was rebuilding the water pump for my tractor, but...

Mercer Mondays

There was some good stuff and some hard stuff today, but there is beauty in it all. The sun will rise and we'll do it all over again...

How Do You Bale Straw? ~Mercer Mondays

Some of you are farmers, but many of you don't have much connection to some of the forage work I do. I have my own hay making equipment,...

Weekend Camping ~ Mercer Mondays

My feet are in a basin of water to lessen the pain caused by excessive bare foot running, and I have a slight sunburn (quite rare for...

Soft Summer Bliss - Mercer Mondays

Summer was glorious. I had a tough patch when I had to split my tractor, but I live a most blessed life. The people and opportunities I...

Mercer Mondays

The crop dusters have begun their rounds this week. On Sunday we woke up at 5:45 to the roar of the propellers. As much as the aerial...

Film Challenge! Mercer Mondays

Saturday was the Liberty Film 24 hour film making challenge. It was a pile of fun. If you want to see the final product right away, click...

Mercer Mondays

Things are a bit wild here, so it's going to be a short post. Below is a family pic that the Facebook algorithms seem to like. I put it...

Avril's Big Day. Mercer Mondays

On Saturday Avril had a big birthday party. Each of us has had one when we turned 13. We put together a fantastic tea table, and served a...

Mercer Mondays

Wow! It's been a full week. Tours started on Tuesday. It was a bit on the chilly side, but other than that, it was a silky smooth first...

Mercer Mondays

On Tuesday tours start. So things here are going at full steam. Below are some of the sights from Friday. We have a lot of kid goats....