Unboxing the Sundstrom SR 500/570 PAPR Kit

Sawyers suffer from sawdust and sinuses. Dick and Jane milled the long-dead dried-up old Hickory on a blustery day. It wasn’t the worst windy day they’d experienced. What made this day memorable was the direction of the wind. It blew the sawdust straight into their faces. It didn’t take long for the dust masks to... Continue Reading →

Grinding like a Gamer

The formidable duo, tractor, and digger are at it again, clearing deadwood and weed trees from the forest floor. Dick and Jane tackle a dense area of laurel, holly, and fallen trees that block access to the water. With the power of the John Deere 3032E tractor and the 35G excavator, it’s quick work to... Continue Reading →

A Marathon Milling Extravagana

or was it? Oh, it started out as a fun idea. Tout the idea of a full day of sawmilling. Let’s call it a marathon milling extravaganza!!! Not that Dick and Jane could compete with the professional sawyers or you young-uns out there. Jane considered it a success if their current record of processing four... Continue Reading →

February’s Short but Sweet

February’s a really special month for Dick and Jane. It’s when they said, “I do,” thirty-eight years ago. The day was sunny and warm, wedding-perfect. That old adage must be true about time flying when you’re having the time of your life; years melt away, and leave behind cherished memories. 2020 has already been a... Continue Reading →

Indie Author Spotlight: Andrew McDowell

In honor of Indie April, I’ve asked self-published author Andrew McDowell, a fellow member of the Maryland Writers’ Association, questions about his debut novel Mystical Greenwood and lessons learned. We’re both writing our second novels. And so, I wanted to take time out to consider what we are doing differently the second time around. M.J.... Continue Reading →

On The Pond with Dick and Jane

Some time ago, in the twenty-first century, Dick and Jane received a desperate phone call from their propane company. “Have you seen the size of our trucks? You need to trim back your trees. Branches are brushing against the sides, and top of our vehicles.” Well, if Dick and Jane wanted hot water and to... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑