Island Time

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Private Means Private

I live part of each year on a private island. Regular readers likely already know this. You might know where it is, or at least about where it is. You’ve probably seen photos of the snow, the river, the dogs, the fires, the food, maybe even the outhouse. I don’t live there alone, though I…

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Leg 5 – Storms, Puppy, Snow, Fires – #LexGoFurther – A Ford Escape

Prepare yourself.  I have left you waiting for the continued adventures of Lex Go Further – A Ford Escape for far too long.  It is now time for photos of the puppy interspersed with snow, food and a couple of tweets.  But mainly industrial-grade puppy cuteness. When last we spoke, I had just gotten onto…

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Crashing Against The Shore

Winds from the south today crashing against the shore meant I spent at least an hour sitting on the rocks mesmerized. There is nothing more soothing to me than big wind and the sound if the surf. Of course, I don’t feel quite that way when I have to leave the island and the winds…

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More Successful Roasting

After some continued experimenting, and frankly the willingness to throw out an entire batch if I burnt the coffee too badly, I finally produced some decent home-roasted coffee. I mentioned a couple of days ago that we were “out” of coffee. It’s not strictly true. I had some green coffee beans squirreled away for just…

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Winds & Waves & White caps

It’s a beautiful day. The sun is bright and warm, the sky is blue andclear, the wind is howling and blowing like a "son of a bitch"! The water is slamming up against the island and, as it turns out, over thestern of the boat left a little too close to the tide line. Wind…

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