I’m feeling a little Friday night lazy, so rather than a long post of the usual drivel intelligent information I thought maybe we’d just look at some pictures from our week at the cottage to ring in the New Year ! They are not even very good pics but what the heck, they’re all I have…
So lets get started shall we. Here’s the camp with it’s winter coat on…..
The above pic is another big poplar tree that was starting to lean a little too far toward our neighbor’s shed and outhouse. It looked like it was time for it to become firewood. So while Doug took charge of the chain saw, I stood at the ready with a stout rope tied to the Tracker, ready to guide the tree to a perfect landing, where it wouldn’t crush anything we didn’t want crushed.
We decided to save part of the tree trunk for awhile, in the event we decide to use it as a roller to move the shed. Just as soon as I get ambitious….so in order to move the proposed roller to a safe place, away from the chain saws, we brought out my litle cottage invention, something I call, “the mower tower”
Don’t laugh…it works…or at least it used to until we put this heavy tree trunk on it. Might need a new mower tower for next year. We had branches to burn so we lit a fire using the neighbors wharf for kindling….
After a hard day of tree cutting, it was time for supper, and being New Year’s Eve and all, that meant fresh lobster!
Notice the machete? I tell ya, those fellas from Newfoundland, they take eating lobster seriously….
Afterwards, it was a game or two of darts, where the Doug and Wendy ultimately beat Darlene and I, even though we put up a long fight, and never surrendered, but how can you win against dart players who throw like this?
And to finish up New Years 2011, just after we rang in the New Year, along came a mysterious stranger….turned out to be none other than that famous webslinger, Spiderman, or at least a reasonable facsimile….
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