One Tree Woodwork

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Re-Outfitting and Pico

Today I spent a little time re-outfitting my canoe for this summer season. Because of Texas law I had to re-register

my canoe because I have a small trolling motor and it’s slightly longer than 16′ either reason is enough

to warrant registration/license.So after the 54.00 I spent on registration  I mounted the motor to my fly tying table and hooked it up to my

deep cycle battery it ran for 15 minutes and it  abruptly quit I attempted to recharge the battery no luck

I will have to buy a new battery……bummer.

Later we made some fresh pico- de Gallo. Simple as it gets and tasty most of the ingredients can come from the garden this time of year,,,well

someones garden anyway. Our garden is currently still transitioning from our fall garden.


Diced red onion 1/4 to 1/2 cup

3 diced tomatoes

small handful of cilantro

5 whole diced pickled jalapeno

red wine vinegar

swig of olive oil


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This entry was posted on May 8, 2011 by in Uncategorized.


Dad and I built this house in 2011 on a stone outcropping overlooking Lake Somerville. It was just published in the Luxe Life - Houston Chronicle. How you like them apples!

#artisanbuilders#artisanbuilt#customhomes#homebuilders#txbuilders#builditandtheywillcome#houstonchronicle #luxelife Saturday at the lake.

#lakesomerville#welchpark#flyfishing#kayaking #txkayakfishing #getoutside#outsidefamily #takeakidfishing #fish#bethewater Sunday night.Smoked pork butt.Buffalo nickel camp knife. All is well. Happy Valentine’s! Get in where you fit in. I am home. Love - T Rowan who will be turning 9 years old tomorrow received a lego v-dub at his birthday party yesterday. Obsessed with building it from the moment he opened it. This morning my wife goes into his room at 4:45 he has his lap top open,tv on and he is midway through bag 2. He looks up with the eyes of an obsessed builder,a look she has seen many times from (me). With no help from anybody he finished the obsession.... I mean project just before noon. Never got angry or frustrated but most importantly seemed to enjoy the process. A project for 16 year olds and older 1,167 pieces later. He’s grown so much in the last year....which gives me hope maybe it’s not too late for me to grow as well. Determination and obsession can be a very productive duo just don’t forget to enjoy the ride. @lego .
#dadlife TGIF friends!! Still toying with different color combinations for the official Artisan Builders cap. This combo is pretty sweet but I’m going to have a few other color combos made to compare. What do y’all think? Cheers.

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#victorygarden#growyourown#brussellsprouts#backyardgarden #brenham Saturday expedition. Lake Somerville. 2018.
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