Saturday, February 23, 2008

Great Days in the Snow

What a week - many awesome days and all SUNNY and WARM! We did our best to find the snow with fewest tracks, the reward was great riding and fellowship.


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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Probly a Hotdog

Norquay, Banff, Alberta:

A fun little day of riding and skiing at the Nar, Emerson and I took a break on the patio.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008


The Captains have discovered perpetuallization - not something I wanted to pursue and if the time was there I bet I could develop the next big thing (a bearded dragon belt). Flamey, your offspring didn't make it but here's what your second litter looked like:

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Saturday, February 02, 2008

Bread Making

Bread and the common man

Its not that bread is only tasty and wholesome, its also an activity for family fun. I ordered a bread maker using my airmiles - all those times at safeway, shell and the liquor mart actually paid off in the form of this cuisinart SS dream machine.

We make about 4 loaves a week; I am only a beginner in this form of chemisty and can forsee becoming a master in time. My bro has agreed to share some of his elven tricks to bread baking - but he continues to hoard his secrets!

Some of the finer loaves we have produced:

Emmy with a fresh haircut trying to fluff it up:

Cuties ...

Friday, February 01, 2008

Mirosoft: Yahoo - will you go out with me?

In the wake of the world news about further domination stories from Microsoft - Yahoo sharholders are about to decide how to split a mere $44.6 Billion.

In the OMatthes world we are aspiring change in more modest arenas : Bread Making and Floors.

The Floor
We decided to rip out the soggy carpet and put down the floor we originally bought for the cabin, it was a fun little home reno project and we had some great help.

The pending floor...
Some soggy carpet about to be ripped from reality...
Mid floor removal...
The crew
Brandy taking on the baseboards...

Almost done
Hey Guy!
Ocho was ready for a nap...
Da girls...
Finished and good to go.
Next: Bread Making