Monthly Archives: August 2011

Eid Sunset – courtesy of our Oregon Coast Mountain

Eid ul Fitr is the holiday that wraps up the Muslim month of Fasting, Ramadhan.  I like to explain that Ramadhan is very much like a month of American Thanksgivings.  Often family, friends, and communities gather each and every night … Continue reading

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Foraging

An egg laid by the new guinea fowl and a bowl of fruit from the orchard – wild black raspberries, the first invasive blackberries, and a few piddly red currants for color and pop.  We are definitely eating good out … Continue reading

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Mountain lions, bobcats, and bears, oh my!

Philly found this skull when we were out hiking.  The animal (bear?) must have died just off the main road through our place, because the entire skeleton was there.

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Cabin interiors

As requested – photos of the cabin interiors.  Some of these photos are from the previous owner.  I have yet to really ‘furnish’ as I want to go slowly.  In a small space you  need just the right pieces to … Continue reading

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What will the caretaker do?

As I mentioned in a previous post, a caretaker is moving onto our Oregon property.  He will get a rather rustic but beautiful place to live, and plenty of fresh air and free time in exchange for occupying the property, … Continue reading

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Salmon Bonanza

So with those beautiful fish that my Dad caught, one might wonder what I kept of the bounty.  Why, I kept the fish heads, of course! Two heads (giant, I might add); Two soups. The first one I made was … Continue reading

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New residents on the Pistol River

There are 6 new residents here at the Oregon place.  I picked them up the other evening from a craigslist poster up in Coos Bay (a trek from Pistol River.) Guinea fowl are great for tick control.  They lay tasty … Continue reading

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