A Family of Hams

What has brought this family together?  Over the past few months, my wife, son, and I have  been working together as a family to earn our amateur radio licenses. We spent about a half an hour to an hour each night reading the Technician Class Exam book produced by Gordon West.  All three of us were in new … Continue reading A Family of Hams

Strange Sound from the Sky! What’s that Noise?

Last Monday, July 5th, 2021, my family and I were surprised to hear a terrible sound that sounded like a fleet of jets flying over our house.  The noise started at 9:15 AM and dissipated around 10:15 AM.  https://youtu.be/oPJjRjQnEqQ After much research, we have finally solved the mystery to this strange noise.  However, getting anyone to admit … Continue reading Strange Sound from the Sky! What’s that Noise?

Tractor Work in the Garden and I Detest this New Blog Format by WordPress

Life has been busy of late. We are starting to feel some normality amongst irregularities in life, so I decided to engage in a blog and just share the update. My wife and I tore the garden beds completely out of the garden. I am burning what remains of the old boxes in our fire … Continue reading Tractor Work in the Garden and I Detest this New Blog Format by WordPress

Hot or Cold: Achieving Temperature Balance in the Home

Heating with a wood stove has its challenges; especially, when it’s necessary to hold a balanced temperature within the goldilocks zone. Ever since we moved in, finding that balance has been a challenge.  It helps having an outside and indoor thermometer to achieve that perfect temperature balance.  We have been using an old analog thermometer … Continue reading Hot or Cold: Achieving Temperature Balance in the Home

Need to Disconnect? The Many Glacier Hotel and the Rest of the Story …

Are you looking for a getaway that disconnects you from cell phones, Internet, television?  Then the Many Glacier Hotel is a great place for you. https://youtu.be/R9klorY8RBw&rel=0 During the summer of 2019, my wife and I wanted to disconnect with the world and reconnect with each other for our 25th anniversary.  However, we really didn’t have … Continue reading Need to Disconnect? The Many Glacier Hotel and the Rest of the Story …