Wanderer's to the Cabin

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Apple Season Has Started

Our tart apples have started ripening and falling off the trees, so on Sunday the hubs got out the pole and picker basket and did a bit of harvesting. He ended up with a five gallon bucket worth that we used 3/4 of and came away with .....


Six (6) quart jars of Apple Pie filling. No store bought pies for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Just need to make or buy a crust and make Streusel topping. Soooo Yummy!!

We're also starting to build up a supply of pears as they start to ripen and fall, so canned pears are in the near future.

That's it for today, so until next time ....

Take Care Everyone
Hugs, Sandy

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Off to the Bighorn Mountains

A week or so back we took off and headed to the much cooler climate of the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming for some rest and relaxation. 

We ended up in the Dead Swede Campground


It is named for the three grave sites that reside at the front part of the campground, two of unknown persons and the third of G.B. Henton who died Feb. 3, 1910.


It was an amazing campsite right on the creek with lots of trees and wildlife.


The hubs got to spend some time testing out his gold panning skills and actually found a tiny bit of very fine gold. This was about 30 steps down stream from our campsite.


We had this big guy across the creek from us on the first day and then right in our campsite on our fourth day.


I was kneeling right in front of the tree next to the chair keeping Monster from seeing the Moose and barking, the hubs was taking pictures about 7-10 feet from the Moose. Some idiot in a truck saw the moose and decided to follow it to take pictures and herded him right through the campsites.
With the rack on him he was about as tall as the roof rack on our lifted jeep which is over 6 ft. tall.


 It rained the second and third days there but was sunny and beautiful the first, fourth and fifth days. We headed home on the fifth day and stopped in Graybull, Wyoming at the A&W for Root-beer Floats and onion rings. 

That's it for this post, so until next time ....

Take Care Everyone
Hugs, Sandy