Pushing the Envelope – Home Insulation Options

Pushing the Envelope – Home Insulation Options

Where I live in rural Ontario, there are plenty of old-timers who grew up in old, cold farmhouses. They’ll all tell you that, as a kid, it was no big deal to wake up on a winter morning, go...

Drover’s Way Farm

Drover’s Way Farm

Sheep herder Sarah Loten takes us behind the scenes of summer pastoral work. Summer days begin and end with herding sheep on Drover’s Way Farm. It...

Summer Made Simple

Summer Made Simple

Oh Summer! At long last, we bask in warmth and enjoy potluck picnics…and we tackle projects that may be fanciful or practical or a bit of both. The...

Chicken Coops and Curb Appeal

Chicken Coops and Curb Appeal

Keeping up with the Joneses used to mean sinking money into an in-ground pool for the kids. Then, it evolved into man caves, flex rooms, hot tubs,...

Raven: The House That Joe Built

Raven: The House That Joe Built

It was 1986. A year of superb vintage—an Inukshuk in my palace of memory. In the days when we all wore big shoulder pads and sported Lady Di wings,...

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