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I struggle with March in Connecticut. Traditionally a month designated with “In like a lion and out like a lamb” I find that the lion and lamb sleep side by side. Sunshine fills the days with beautiful weather ranging from 45 to 75 degrees with occasional gusting winds. The nights drop into freezing temperatures. Sometimes colder nights fall into the teens causing me to run outside at 11 pm...
Brotherhood in Nature
From Wakan Tanka, the Great Spirit, there came a great unifying life force that flowed in and through all things - the flowers of the plains, blowing winds, rocks, tress, birds, animals - and was the same force that had been breathed into the first man. Thus all things were kindred, and were brought together by the same Great Mystery. Kinship with all creatures of the earth, sky, and water...
Recipe Deal Breakers: When Step 2 Is "Corral Pig" →
Good to know that I am not the only one who judges recipes by how complicated the instructions appear.
Why Chickens love roses?
It sounds a bit odd to call a blog Chickens love roses. Please, let me explain. For years my passion for animals has far outweighed many other things I might have done with my life. When I went to college I intended to become a veterinarian, studied hard, then met a nice boy. This nice boy and I had Animal Behavior and Training class together, a class that required you to train an animal to do...
Free house with purchase of the stove
Would you buy a $187,000 antique cast iron cook stove, which generally sells for around $2000 if it came with a free 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house on a pretty 1.34 acre lot? In a lovely small house in Stafford Connecticut there resides an antique Windsor cast iron cook stove. This stove exemplifies the finer qualities of a turn-of-last-century stove, with exquisite scrolling iron work and unique...