Saturday, September 12, 2009

My spoiled girls!

This is the first year that my girls have been brave enough to have a room of there own. Yes, for the last few years we have stuffed 4 kids into one bedroom, but it was because they wanted it that way. But this time they decided it was time to separate, SO, I got to decorate a little girls bedroom for the first time. Let me show you what I've got!

Sammie is the only one home with me during the days this year, so I'm trying to let her help me with the chores whenever possible. Her favorite by far is making bread because I let her put the flour in all by herself. Usually the kitchen needs to be cleaned anyway, so what's a little more mess?

My first three Crab!!!!

Stewart went out this morning and set our own crab pots (two of them) for the first time. The maintenance man here has become a quick friend of Stewart's and he has at least two boats, but one is a little 16 foot bass boat. It's not sea worthy but for running around in the cove it's great. Anyway, he said we can use that one anytime. So tonight Stewart took me out just for fun to show me the boat and where the pots were, and we decided to check them, not expecting anything because they'd only been out about 8 hours and some people leave them a week. But I pulled them up all by myself and there was one female in the first one, so we had to throw it back. And the second one had three big males. So we put the pots back down and brought the crab home live to show the kids. Then I got a lesson in cleaning them. But I was so excited to share this new adventure that I am sitting on the front porch of the library while the temperature is in the 50's and it's pouring rain, because that's were I can get internet closest to my house.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

1st buck and other pics

Stew wasn't thrilled about posing for a picture, but he did want to let everyone know that he found a great hunting spot. He could have got a big black bear instead, but he would have had to pack it out by himself on a long tough hike, so he passed on the bear for this time and settled on this little two point. He saw a LOT of other bucks but they were across a large canyon

This is the hunting spot Stew went to this morning. He would like everyone to know that after a LOT of driving around and finding places like this, he now feels comfortable taking friends and family out hunting if anybody wants to stop by and visit.

This is where we went net fishing for salmon until we broke the net. Our new one should be here in a couple days, but the salmon are starting to rot.

This is how Josh and Sammie fish.

I know this doesn't fit the theme, but this is our church building in Craig. It's small but we're just happy to have other members to meet with in person.

And this is just another of the great views that Stewart found while hunting this morning.