Filling the Permit

Filling the Permit

Friday morning my brother went with me to help get the last 8 tipi poles to finish filling my permit.  Even though I made it out of the house by 9:30 (an early start for me) it was late by the time we got to the woods. We spent a good deal of time stuck in...
Processing Tipi Poles

Processing Tipi Poles

I need forty poles for the longhouse I want to put together next spring, so I stopped by Trout Lake Ranger Station to buy a permit.  There are only two plots where harvesting poles is allowed and the selection isn’t great, but what are you going to do?  ...
Not A Bad Weekend

Not A Bad Weekend

I had Friday off. Robert came up and we worked on the dugout canoe. Rob went home Saturday. Before he did, we rode the Triumph up the hill and hiked down to the Big Rock for a beer. On our way back, we collected some ironwood for future cooking projects.    ...