Monthly Archives: August 2011

A little of this, a little of that…

Today, and this week in general if you count the weekend, has been a lot of little bits of this and little bits of that. I worked on a quilt (will show you pictures later), cleaned house, pulled yet MORE … Continue reading

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Community and it’s Loss; What this means to me

com·mu·ni·ty  (k-myn-t) from thefreedictionary.com n. pl. com·mu·ni·ties 1. a. A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government. b. The district or locality in which such a group lives. 2. a. A group of people … Continue reading

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Figs; Sweet and Prolific!

The fig is an amazing fruit and tree/shrub/vine. You find mention of it in many religions, including the Bible in which Adam and Eve used he leaves to cover themselves. Jesus cursed a fig tree for not bearing fruit, and … Continue reading

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Busy as usual…

Summer is fast escaping, yet I hardly feel it should have started. Life has been a whirlwind of fun times, stress, and obligations all combined. I have so much produce in the form of apples and figs and tomatoes I … Continue reading

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Not so perfect…

After being away on vacation for a week, then trying to do harvesting and catching up when we got home for another week, plus rain, the weeds have over-taken my garden. You know, that lovely place that looked so good … Continue reading

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Doctors and Herbs

Today I thought I would talk about the future of medicine and it’s impact on all of us. To give you a little background, I have always been interested in the power of herbs as healing plants, and fascinated by … Continue reading

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A Radio Broadcast

This is a radio broadcast I thought some of my friends here might be interested in. It’s a bit long, but interesting. Come Out of her, My People – Mark Call weekly

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Sobering Economy

It’s happening again, and fast. The stock market is plunging, jobs are being lost all over the world, the price of products are increasing. I hate that I see all our investments in the future are going to be run … Continue reading

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Goats, Ecomomics, and Planning

Lately I have seen a lot of goat herds going up for sale. It interests me because I don’t want to end up in the same boat. There are just a handful of long-time breeders out there, especially in the … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for School

Well, it’s that time of year again. Everyone who has children begins to think about the coming school year. This is especially true for home-schoolers. It has occurred to me that my schoolroom became the catch-all through the summer months, … Continue reading

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