September 2015

Honey Bear Harvest

September 15, 2015 Nature

Kathy and Steve just finished another harvest.  This time, straight into the honey bears … This batch of honey has a caramel taste to it, I think.  Love it.  Some more pics … Loving those bears … That’s a cat. And that’s enough of that.  Had two pieces of buttered toast today – one with our spring honey, and one with this new late summer honey – and that’s a bit too delicious to think too much about.

Where's Ratty??

Muskrat Damage to the Pond

September 2, 2015 Nature, Trapping

Ouch … those ratty muskrats!!! Just one month ago … And now, this … So, I managed to get off one good shot Just one shot, for many many hours of hunting, sitting still, in a chair, down by the pond.  Had ratty in the crosshairs, pulled the trigger, and he dived.  No blood.  The next day, he or another muskrat, was seen crossing the pond with a mouth full of plant matter.  They are so careful.  Trapping’s the onlyRead More