Author Archives: The Oblong League

What the Books Won’t Say


There is a saying among fishermen, “lures are designed to catch fishermen; not fish.” Indeed, I’ve caught more and bigger fish on a cane pole with dough balls or earthworms than any fancy and glittering store bought doodads or expensive … Continue reading

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Primavera at Hunny-Bunny


Primavera at Hunny-Bunny Recovering from a three week bout of illness I lost much time during the busy season of spring garden preparation. However, being on the mend I’m quickly catching up with chores that need to be done. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Peas on St. Patrick’s Day…?


Peas on St. Patrick’s Day…? As most long-time readers know I’m famous for planting peas in the garden on St. Patrick’s Day. Peas, of course, are a cool weather crop. They are also the first veggie to be planted directly … Continue reading

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Itching to Work the Soil


Itching to Work the Soil With Easter early this year of 2018, that means the Ember Days are similarly early. Ember Days are four separate sets of three days within the same week — specifically, the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday … Continue reading

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Vanishing Resources for the Small-holder and Homesteader


Vanishing Resources for the Small-holder and Homesteader I first became interested in small-holding and small-stock raising back in 1975 when I purchased a book by John Vivian titled, Homesteading. It was an inspiration for me that was something to strive … Continue reading

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Down Home Digest January 26, 2018


Down Home Digest January 26, 2018 It’s been sometime since I gave an update on what’s happening here at Hunny-Bunny Farm. Well, the winter of 2017-18 has come on like gang-busters. Here in New England we had a white Christmas … Continue reading

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The Definition of Stupidity…


It has been said that the definition of stupidity is repeating the same action over and over again expecting different results. Our economic system over the last few decades has been the epitome of just such stupidity. From the 1990’s … Continue reading

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