I've had quite the busy summer as I'm sure everyone else has also. Doing some major home renovations, helping my dad work on his 1972 Chris Craft Lancer, trying to enjoy every day of this beautiful summer and oh yeah, just had a baby boy on Thursday! Browsed from time to time but haven't posted, didn't forget about you guys though. Now that I have a few weeks off work and it's getting colder out I'll be around a little more. Didn't work any firewood this summer but I'm 4 years ahead and running out of room so that's ok. Might get out and clear some beech trees from my wife's cousins property soon so I'm sure I'll come home with some of that. Got out into he woods with the dogs the day before my son was born, 800 acres all to myself. What a great way to relax and reflect, nature has great healing powers. I haven't been absent long enough to forget how much you guys like pictures so here's a few from our hike. Crazy rock formation, glad it wasn't my time to go because I wouldn't want to be crushed by that. Eagles nest high into an oak tree, eagle flew away as it heard the dogs coming. They're really making a comeback which is great to see. Huge sycamores and a big old oak. All old growth forest. Beautiful place to take a hike. Feel very lucky to live in a place with this in my backyard and the Great Lakes region five minutes away also. And these two maniacs doing what they do best, chasing anything that moves. It was chipmunks here. Looking forward to the burning season and frequenting the forums a little more now that we'll be spending more time indoors in the next few months.