In the morning I went with Daddy to help him get some firewood from Mr. John's place. Daddy had gone the day before and felled a few trees and brought home a load of wood, but wanted to have a little extra help for the second load as Mr. John would not be available to help him. There was a huge mulberry (huge for a mulberry tree, it was probably about in the range of a medium sized tree when it was standing) which he had cut down the day before and we started on that. Daddy using his chainsaw took off all of the green leafy branches and I drug them into a huge brush pile. Some of those branches thought it would be jolly if they could take my head with them as they flew and flumped into that pile....thankfully none of them succeeded. :) And after all the leafy branches where gone Daddy started chopping up the firewood sized stuff. It is obviously still green and will need to weather a while before we will be able to use it...but time will take care of that. We took the "go-buggy" as we call it, with us, so we loaded the wood into it's little bed and then hauled it over to the trailer. So we got the entire mulberry tree cleaned up. We will probably go back next week and get the rest of the big Poplar that Mr. John's friend left and some other trees...We must have wood to keep the fire going all winter and keep us warm!
It was probably 3:00 to 3:30-ish when we started home...we had taken along a snack "lunch"...and ate that on the way home. After getting home and showering (Daddy and I were dirty....you know, hauling sappy, sawdust covered wood...) I ate some real lunch at about 4:00. :) Then I started my usual Thursday market prep day baking. I made gluten and grain free "white" bread, zucchini bread, and chocolate brownies.
So yes, a busy and productive day....it's nice to have those...seems like so many of my days are not as productive as I should like them to be.
Anyhow, I must run for now, Daddy is going to market instead of me this week so I must help get them off soon.