Auntie Helen enjoyed hearing this story. Thought I’d re-use it for now – busy with the Malloff clan.
I guess I should have known that the racoons would eventually figure things out, but who knew they could be so clever?
Life in the cabin in the woods, as I had mentioned previously was quite rustic. Since we had no electricity (which also meant there were no utilities bills to pay) we also had no refrigeration. This gave us quite a challenge to overcome as we lived in the cabin during the summer months of July and August and the nearest store was a 15 minute ride to Barrie.
I rigged up a big “ice-box” kind of contraption just outside the cabin and kept it full of ice. It was here where we stored our fresh produce, meats, and any other perishables.
Paula used a wood-oven stove to cook our meals on. It was Jamie’s job to gather and split the wood to fill the wood-box so Paula could…
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