Thankful

Well, I have been trying very hard to write a blog, but there are more important things to do. Apart from being there for my kids, I always need more sleep, or to be reading my Bible or writing a to do list. =D Yes, I keep writing to do Read more…

Build Trip 2: Day 2

We are back in the bush and ready for action! and buy action I mean more milling, there’s nothing like settling in to a 45 minute cut to really get the blood pumping! Our newcomer this trip is John Michael… He seems to be a handy guy with his thick Read more…

A little breather

Milling has been tough. It was always something Steve wasn’t looking forward to, but it had/has to be done. After 8 weeks of milling and many, many disappointments (chainsaws breaking, difficulties with repairs, trees falling wrong and rotten trees to name a few), Steve’s fed up with milling and needs Read more…

Milling Trip 3: Day 7

So fun story (unfortunately I don’t have photos of this fun story, but luckily for you I have a drawing app on my phone)! A few weeks back, on the second mill trip, Steve had been cutting a tree down for us to turn into glorious lumber. Unfortunately, instead of Read more…

A moment of despair

Well here I am again, out in the jungle hacking at trees with a chainsaw again. This is now my 7th week of full time logging and it’s still tough, unending work. Our house is up, but our co-workers house is yet to do so we’re back to cutting big Read more…

Milling Trip 3: Day 2

So we decide to go wandering about through the woods turning trees into lumber and what do you know, we’re on our third milling trip! As you may recall from the last post, we needed to get some bars for the chainsaws from town, and we kind of succeeded. We Read more…