Monthly Archives: March 2015

Light Up My Life

Years ago my mother said to me as I went out the door, “On your way home stop by a store and get me some 100 watt bulbs.” I could do this easily. I stopped by a hardware store, check … Continue reading

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Rain Water Harvesting

(c) Mary H. Mills Collecting rainwater for domestic use is not a new idea. Collecting Rainwater may have begun in natural depressions. There are many areas with evidence of use over long periods of time. I first started to think … Continue reading

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Country Living Joyful News

January 17, 2015 One acre of our land had suffered the 2009 and 2011 Wildfires and a noxious weed, ragwort, had taken over between the fallen trees. It was impossible to walk on the uneven land. We hired a wonderful … Continue reading

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Aquaponic Class At Bright Ideas

My name is Mary. Catherine, my daughter and I were lured once again to Bright Ideas Hydroponics Address: 4201 S Congress Ave #310, Austin, TX 78745 Phone:(512) 444-2100 I think we had a misunderstanding about the content of this class … Continue reading

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