Category Archives: Family

We Have Worms!

March 29, 2019 Yippee, we have worms again! Not the intestinal kind, but the composting kind, the vermiculture kind – red wigglers. When Christopher was nine years old, we bought a small package of composting worms while travelling through Saskatoon … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review

Another year gone, in a blink of the eye. How fast time goes by. It was another busy year for the Porters. Last year I reported that, five years after ground breaking, the house was essentially finished. So we spent … 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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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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Visiting the Grandkids

January 31, 2018 One of the disadvantages of wood heat is that someone has to feed the fire.  If we both plan to be away for more than one day during the winter, it is necessary to find a house … Continue reading

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2017 Year in Review

December 29, 2017 Another year over, it seems in a blink of an eye. 2017 was another busy year here at the Ponderosa. And we are pleased to announce …drumroll please…..THE HOUSE IS FINISHED!!!!!!! There are still lots of little … Continue reading

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Maple Trees

November 19, 2017 Winter is a great time to explore the property as there are many areas that are hard to get to at other times of the year. You can make your way through the bush without all the … Continue reading

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