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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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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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Hedging Bets


Hedging Bets In case you’ve not been up on things, most, if not all, almanacs, weather stations, NOAA, and Auntie Bess’s rheumatic big toe are all pointing to a rough winter for 2017 – 18. In preparation, I’ve been inching … Continue reading

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The A, Bee, C’s of Beekeeping


The A, Bee, C’s of Beekeeping This is my seventeenth year of beekeeping and despite being very thick, time and experience does teach you a thing or two about whatever discipline one may take up. Initially, I started beekeeping to … Continue reading

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Ya Flea-Bitten Varmint…


Ya Flea-bitten Varmint… I’ve been an advocate of Do-It-Yourself, Back-to-the-Land, smallholding for many, many years… decades even. I’ve gardened since I was knee-high under the sage and experienced advice of my favorite Uncle Henry, that is, Uncle Hen, as he … Continue reading

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The Polarizing Effect


The Polarization of the USA and Other Western Nations The sensational Trump landslide in both the popular and electoral vote along with the resulting melodramatic response from the left has made it evident to even the casual observer that the … Continue reading

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♫ Mary Had a Little Fib…♫


♫ Mary Had a Little Fib…♫ Well as the saying goes, better late than never. While the USA’s Thanksgiving Day is nearly a week gone by I herewith present the truth about Thanksgiving. I don’t wish to burst anyone’s bubble … Continue reading

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