Lake O’Hara Trip, Day 2

This is the 2nd of 3 articles about our recent trip to Lake O'Hara in Yoho National Park.Day 1 Day 2 Day 3Family Portrait at Lake McArthur

Breakfast at Lake O'Hara Campground

Breakfast Lake O'Hara CampgroundEating breakfast while camping (or any other time) is one of my favorite meals. When car camping we usually do the full meal deal; bacon, sausage, pancakes, and more! But when "backpacking" it's a little harder to take all the … Continue Reading ››

The Great Deck Construction Project of 2014

Deck Construction 2014

New Deck

We have been considering what to do with the aging patio in our back yard for several years. We finally made the decision that the weeds growing out of the cracks between the stones were just too big and that it was finally time to do something this year.Our plans were pretty vague. We knew we wanted wood and we thought it would look pretty good if there was an elevated section and a lower section at or near grade level. And we definitely wanted to end up with some shade because the yard is always hot and … Continue Reading ››