I had mentioned that we use our own code here on the farm, sometimes as a shortcut to words we use all the time but many more times it is more like nicknames of the familiar.
On our crisscross web of skid roads throughout the forest, we name (sometimes temporarily) the roads or landmarks along the road. Currently the roads I use most often are called; the top of the canyon, the ladder, rope, clay stretch, rooted old growth, upper gate, along the back, new road and 6 acre begin. Some of the names can be figured out as one travels along in the woods, other names would not be that obvious and can change at a whim. Continue reading