My tent cabin on the Kvechak River

The Bush Life

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Clean up time

These past few days have been very rainy and haven't been able to get any work done. Wednesday turned out to be a very nice day and it was time to do something. My place looked like a mess.

This is the overall look

Here is how it looks now

As you can see, I put a tarp on the polebarn, now I will put plywood on top of that. I am pretty much ready to put firewood under it. Woke up Wednesday morning and low and behold ice on the trees up high.

My tomatoe plants are coming along fine although, they are taking a long time to ripen.

Took some random photos for no particular reason

I forgot, after I built the deck, I moved my little freezer on it but, It took up to much room so, I built a little addition for it to sit on. Worked out real well.

The steps and roof for the porch will be next after I finish the polebarn. Other than this, not much going on here except the rain. I woke up this morning and it was pouring and 42 degrees. Me thinks we are getting close to that time of the year. Actually, I am happy that the nights and mornings are getting cooler, can't wait for the days to become as cool. Anyway, I just thought it was time to check in and let everyone know what's going on.


Anonymous said...

Shhhhh dont want to hear the word ICE... Im no where near ready for winter yet. I have a lot more to do outside before I can call it quits. Always something to do here too. Love the pictures as always.


CottonLady said...

My goodness, you have been busy. Looks like you have lots of lumber for your pole barn.
Your cloud pictures are really pretty. I enjoy cloud/sky pics.
We finally got some rain here in Texas. But, hopefully, frosts are several months away yet. Cotton is not ready.
Take care.

Anonymous said...

Looking Good John.
Your probably going to have to finish ripening your tomatoes inside this year. Or else go for some fried green tomatoes!

Have started putting garden produce in the freezer here.


ilona lisiecka said...

Your blog is very interestand. I see you leads interestand life on Alaska :)
I greet You and Alaska

Anonymous said...

Its been a while. You washing away out there? It has rained and rained and rained here. Im soooo tired of the rain. I really do have a lot to get done. Had about 9 cords of wood in trees delivered the other day. I now have a new outside project to get done. How is your winter preps going?


John said...

Hi Wash, it is raining so much, I may start building an "ARK". I wish it would snow instead.

John said...

Hi Cotton, I'm ready for winter. Much better than rain.

John said...

Hi John, I have tons of tomatoes, only 3 are ripe. I will bring them inside soon.

John said...

Hi ilona, welcome. Glad you enjoy the blog, hope you stick around.

Anonymous said...

Got 5 of the 40 birch trees I had delivered, cut up. Still need to split and stack it. I have been working every evening after work for about an hour. My little one has been a great help. I still have anywhere from 5 to 10 more to cut, split and stack.

Hope all is well and you have been able to get out and get some stuff done while the weather has been nice. They say it will be raining for the next week. Not so much fun.

It has been a while. Just checking to see if your ok... LOL


Zigmas said...

Hi John,

Have found the link to your blog going through Alaska outdoors forum.

Spent some time and read it all since 2010.. Great blog! Nice to see the real Alaska challanges and living.

Will definatelly stick around. Looking forward for upcomming posts


John said...

Hi Wash, I'm OK,just been working alot. Sounds like you have been pretty busy yourself.

John said...

Hi Zigmas, Welcome, nice you are enjoying my blog. I do hope you stick around.