Author Archives: Darlene & Ken

About Darlene & Ken

Experiencing life off the grid, building a home, and trying to live sustainably.

A New Boarder – Booksey

December 15, 2018 We have a new boarder staying with us for the winter – my sister Sheryl’s kitten, Booksey. Life got a lot more interesting since he arrived. Hanna is now six and Sox is five, so its been … Continue reading

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Entertainment Unit

November 5, 2018 One more project ticked off the list – an entertainment unit for the media room. The media room is a loft room upstairs. It was our bonus room. Our original plan did not have a room above … Continue reading

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2018 Garden Update

November 2, 2018 The snow is on the ground this morning. Not our first snow fall, but I think this one might be here to stay. The garden has been worked up and is ready for a winter’s sleep. I … Continue reading

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2018 Workaway – Heather

September 22 to October 19, 2018 We had our last Workaway of the year come to housesit for us while we visited the kids/grandkids in British Columbia. Heather is a delightful young lady from the UK. She comes from Nottingham, … Continue reading

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2018 Visit to BC

September 29 to October 15, 2018 We are home from another great trip to BC to visit the kids and grandkids. The weather can be iffy this time of year and when we left, we had snow and cold in … Continue reading

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Workaway 2018 – Vanessa

September 1 to 23, 2018   We just finished another fabulous Workaway experience. For three weeks we hosted a delightful young lady, and fellow vegan from Germany, Vanessa. She helped me get the garden off, helped Ken to split wood … Continue reading

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Family Time – August 2018

August 13, 2018 My house is eerily quiet right now. For the last two weeks its been packed to the rafters with family. Our kids, Kerry, Christopher and Kelsey were here with their families. We had a fabulous time with … Continue reading

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