It’s been a week since my last post. We moved up Island to Port McNeill last Friday and after visiting Aileen’s sister for a couple hours, we all moved our trailers down to
There has been a campfire ban because of the earlier dry conditions and there are several small forest fires burning in this area. Right across from us is a staging area for firefighters so we have had a ringside seat watching the helicopters moving the men up to the mountain and back. We’ve also seen the choppers dropping water on the fires. We’ve had quite a bit of rain the past couple days and today the logging trucks are running again.
John kindly left us his Honda four wheeler so Aileen and I have done some exploring of logging roads. Yesterday, we went up above here and took our phone and laptop. We were able to check for messages and emails. The sad thing was learning of our friend Natalie’s passing near the end of July. That came in a note from our friends in
John and I have done a fair bit of exploring along the
Suppers have been a group affair and a couple of nights, J&A’s son Dennis, April and their two kids have joined us. We have been doing pretty well with our solar panels even though there hasn’t been lots of sun. We used John’s generator a couple times to charge the laptops and run the vacuum and microwave and give the batteries a boost.