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Snow, lots of

When the door feels heavy when you open it in the morning when you want to collect the newspaper, you know that there is a lot of snow outside. Today, februay 3, it was such a day. No newspaper, though, quite easy to understand why. The shoveling took a couple of...

Solar panels

Our roof is very well suited for solar panels, good inclination, facing south, nothing that blocks the sun. We had dreamed of sun energy many years, and now it was time to do it, with lower prices and support from our community, too.  Svea Solar sent a very nice team...

Engagement anniversary

The 9th of January 2019 was the anniversary of our engagement day in 1965. Time flies! That day in 1965 we went to a fine restaurant specialised on food from the high mountains in Sweden (Lapland – Sápmi). Alas, the restaurant is no more, but Margareta put on her...

Garden pruning

We booked a container and filled it with cuttings from a hedge, some smaller trees (suckers from bird cherry, cherry), shoots from our ash, the result of Margareta's work with the apple tree, and various maple plants which seem to appear everywhere, see picture.

Pellets

Time to fill the pellets store before the winter. This is also a test if Pär's clavicle manages to drag 1,6 tons in 104 16-kilo sacs into the house. It turned out to work without any problems, nice! But no gym exercises today. I will spend the afternoon in the sofa!...

Apple juice

We went to the juice factory in Lidingö with 96 kilo apples, in what was once the vicarage Grönsta. It took less than half an hour to convert our apples to 70 l juice, and in the meantime we had a cup of coffee with a very good cinnamon roll from a local bakery. Nice...