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Logging (365:332)


I spent the day in the woods pretending to be a lumberjack

I volunteered to give Loyal a hand today, and a jolly cold day it turned out too. Loyal felled a few trees, they were cut into logs and we dragged them then out of the way with the tractor and chains. This went on until Loyal ran over a small sapling, which got caught up in the tractor, cutting the tractor’s hydraulic hose and damaging the radiator.

It was too early to stop so we went on a quick hike around the property, discovering an illicit deer stand while we were at it. All in all, it was a good, but cold day.

Postscript: Unfortunately the radiator was beyond repair which meant that our day’s work probably just about paid for the tractor to be fixed.   

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