Author Archives: dakegrodad

Fence building party

We needed a new fence around the pool so we had a fence building day with two of my boys. We thought we were going to have more helpers but the three of us with a little advice from wives … Continue reading

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spring time in Oliver

Just back from a ride 32 degrees,a glass of Riesling and a dish of pistachios, life can’t get much better    

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starting to look like summer

after a busy time last weekend it is time to try to get some work done at home. in between flood calls and fire calls I managed to get some pruning done. there is a wagon under that pile of … Continue reading

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a busy time of year

We just completed the 2018 Oliver firefighters training seminar. We had 325 firefighters from 75 departments here for 3 days of hands on live fire training. It is always fun to open the event with something different. Now it is … Continue reading

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What a year looks like

this is a picture from when we first looked at our new house,April 2017 as the year progressed     these are just some pictures through the year.

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Another week

The week has past without any exciting things happening. we have had an interesting spring so far this year. In the past week the fire department has been called out to assist with flooding and with grass fires , and … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Easter this year was April first but we didn’t play any jokes. We had a great group of family 21 people  10 kids and 11 adults. Kids and Grand kids we had a fun time with an egg hunt for … Continue reading

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