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IMG_5690It poured rain all day. We spent most of the afternoon in the cabin drinking tea and eating vegetable soup.

IMG_5813IMG_5811IMG_5684Shyia is a maremma sheepdog, a guardian breed. She protects the horses and chases deer out of the garden. Her eyes are yellow/green. Teeth sharp and stark white. She towers over Luka.

IMG_5678Sondra’s scenic murals from a cowboy show.

IMG_5696This one was just rotting in the bush. D and his dad held it up for me to see.

IMG_5693The outdoor shower is tucked in close to the creek where it pulls it’s water from. Cold and really fucking cold are the two temperature options.

IMG_5685Modesty wall for bathers.

IMG_5730The road in is too rough without a four wheel drive. We park off the logging road and trek through the forest past a trailer that’s been taken over by marmots.

IMG_5762Darby’s pop’s garlic farm. Over the summer I’ll be here on my days off, helping out with the harvest.

IMG_5772Garlic fields between the greenhouse and past the empty chicken coop. Three percherons beyond that.

IMG_5758Cabin with a loft bed where his dad and partner live. Attached is the open kitchen/mudroom. Big raven cooing on the peak.

IMG_5729By far the nicest outhouse in the valley.

IMG_5752Stoke the coals underneath for a hot bath.

IMG_5801Wash up sink.

IMG_5795IMG_5786IMG_5779Belgian drafts.