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Good morning!

Day 118

Yesterday, I read a lot of The Godmakers by Frank Herbert, and I really enjoyed it! I also went on two more enjoyable hikes!

This morning, I went on another hike!





I really enjoy looking out on the Big Sky and the mountains!



These are a couple of pictures from higher up on my hike this morning!



 
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Good morning!

Day 119

Yesterday, I finished reading The Godmakers by Frank Herbert, and I have started reading The One-Straw Revolution by Masanobu Fukuoka.

I went hiking this morning, and I thought the views were rather nice!









These are a couple more views from my hike this morning!



 
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So beautiful.  Some of these photos remind me of the Lake Superior Hiking Trail in Minnesota.  

Thank you for taking time to share, Dave.
 
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Good evening! I'm glad to hear you find the photos beautiful and reminiscent, Catherine! I won't be in Minnesota next week, but I will be close. I'm going to be in Michigan in about a week, give or take a day or two. Hello, E! For more information, please check out the Permaculture Bootcamp wiki page to learn more; there are other threads regarding more options in the Summary of All Things Wheaton Labs thread and the visiting Wheaton Labs thread.

Day 120

Jen and I started the morning gathering junkpoles, and Josiah, Austin, and Ron worked on the Bermshed.



I liked the views of the mountains from the forest were working in!



I particularly like how deep, bright, and crystal clear the blues in the sky look in the Winter up here!



This was the first load of junkpoles that I picked up, walked over to firetruck Judy, and loaded on top.



These are some pictures of my work hauling logs off the mountain from a staging area I had placed them in earlier. I still have a couple more spots in the forest where I staged junkpoles that I need to take off the mountain.



This is that load of junkpoles finally at the road. I then picked up and hauled as many of these onto Judy as I could before the first half of the day finished.



During the second half of the day, Jen and I unloaded Judy and junkpoles by the fence we're building at Basecamp.



After unloading Judy, Jen and I worked on putting the roof poles in place for another cell of the Bermshed. Josiah, Austin, and Ron worked on rebuilding the retaining wall.



This is that same cell after we mostly finished putting the roof poles on.



These are some of the lovely logs that Josiah, Austin, and Ron put into place.



EDIT: The burned areas are not on Wheaton Labs; they are close to the Lab, at a place where we have been kindly granted permission by the owner to perform certain activities on their site.
 
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Are these burned areas inside the lab? I knew the fires a couple years ago were close, but didn't realize they were that close!
 
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