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Browsing Archive: January, 2015

Food Chain

Posted by Carey Wood on Friday, January 16, 2015,

We hope everyone is enjoying the winter, and the recent snow falls.   

Most of us know and understand the food chains.  All creatures big and small need to eat.  Some hibernate through the winter, some collect in the fall and store their food for the winter, some hunt year round and we humans typically just run to the grocery store to enjoy fresh produce from around the world any time of year. 

Depending on the time of year, what is accessible for food changes.  With the co...

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2014 in Review - Part 2 July to December

Posted by Carey Wood on Monday, January 5, 2015,
The second half of the year was a little less eventful, and a lot more bountiful.

Around noon the day Hurricane Arthur hit

An hour later.

July was Arthur.  Arthur took out the tunnels again after we spent all that time rebuilding them.  July we also got right down to business, got dirty and had lots of fun.  We had a bus tour of Seniors from Illionis.  It was a great experience for Olivia to work on public speaking skills.  We also had a group from Girl Guides of Canada from the...

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2014 in Review - Part One Jan to June

Posted by Carey Wood on Saturday, January 3, 2015,

A quick glimpse at the past year.

Well 2014 sure wasn’t easy on us.  We got through it and are continuing on.

It started with the extended cold we had in January and February.  We lost everything at least once.  It was a tough start to the new year.    January we spent endless (but fun) hours digging out from all the snow. 


Olivia having fun in the snow.

Lots of snow on the tunnels and they still hold up. 

February was still lots of snow, Culinary Institute of Canada to...

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