Monday, July 13, 2015

welcome to my weekend...
{Amboy Log Show}

We live in the forest...this is logging country. And on the second Saturday of July, you'll find us at the Amboy Log Show! It's tradition. :)

It's five hours of fun watching real-life loggers compete to see whose chainsaw is fastest and who has the best balance. It's also a great way to get in five hours of knitting. :)

Joining Karen.


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  1. Now that looks like so much fun Lisa. I've seen logging on tv and when we had a few acres cut from our land, but it was nothing like you experience.

  2. I wouldn't mess with any of those guys! Sounds like a lot of fun!

  3. Anonymous7/14/2015

    How fun to look forward to the shows that happen during this time. I'm so glad your family had such a good time. Here is dairy and sheep country :)

  4. wonderful! may these traditions be long lived! lovely knitting also!

  5. now that looks like a really nice time!! I want to believe I could balance on a moving log but in reality I probably could not...but it's nice to daydream :)

  6. That is really fun! I smiled a lot to see all these crazy men doing crazy stuff with crazy tools! Haha!

  7. I've been to a few forestry shows but never seen chainsawing over water before! Great that you got some knitting in as well. My dad sent us a DVD recently of a show called Timber Kings. They log and build some amazing stuff!

  8. Lisa, thanks for sharing your day! I grew up in N. Idaho in logging country, (my first accident involved a logging truck ). It brought back lots of fun childhood memories of going to Lumberjack Days. :-)


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