I can across a beaver pond today. It’s pretty amazing how cleanly a rodent can cut down a tree and drag it away into a pond. The only signs of the beaver’s activities are a few stumps, some shavings right around the stumps, and a remarkably small trail to the pond for the size of […]
I went for a walk in a nearby park today. A lovely day for a walk! Mid 40s, slight wind. There where PILES of people out walking their dogs. I came across this tree with a pipe through it. I wonder how long it took for the tree to grow around the pipe like that? […]
Walking home yesterday, i saw this spider web and many other like it in the grass. I thought they where kinda neat. I took the photos with my cell phone, so they aren’t the greatest quality.
The weekend Katie and I got back from the wedding, Katie wanted some time to herself so she could unpack un-hindered by my help. This worked out great, as there was a Local Primitive Skills meetup covering forageing for wild edibles.We wandered around the woods, looking for stuff that is good to eat. It was […]
Sunday, I went to a primitive skills meetup in Peterson Park north of Chicago. The meetup was quite interesting, we explored some excersizes that focused on increasing our awareness. It was a wet, rainy day, so most people didn’t want to go outside. After the meetup, I took a little walk in the fenced in […]