Category Archives: Fun

Workaway 2018 – Lucas

June 13, 2018 Our first Workaway for 2018 left today. Lucas is from Belgium and stayed with us for seven weeks. Two of those weeks he was on his own, house/dog/cat/plant – sitting for us while we were on vacation. … Continue reading

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European Vacation 2018 – Part 2 England

May 6 to 19, 2018 After 6 days in and around Amsterdam we travelled to London, England by bus. We took the ferry across from Calais, France to Dover England. The first glimpse of England we had was the white … Continue reading

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European Vacation 2018_Part 1 Amsterdam

May 6 to 20, 2018 OMG, its June already. Time does fly when you are busy and we’ve been super busy this May. On top of getting the spring yard work and gardening done, we did a two week European … Continue reading

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Snow or Sand

February 25, 2018                 What is your winter vacation of choice – the warm sandy beaches of Mexico or the chilly white snowy landscape of Manitoba? My husband and I have a difference … 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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Drone Pictures

October 13, 2017 In September of this year, brother-in-law Dennis brought over his drone for some aerial shots of the property. The view from the sky provides a different perspective of the property. The picture above gives a bird’s eye … Continue reading

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