Monthly Archives: November 2016

Memories- Thanksgiving to Herbs

If you ever doubted the benefits of aromatherapy, late November and December is  the time to dispel those misgivings. Just remember the last time you walked into a house where a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas meal was being prepared. Remember … Continue reading

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Wocket Stove Wednesday

My daughter Catherine and I received this invitation. Catherine has mentioned her interest in rocket stoves for some time so we read the invitation from Tone carefully. Wocket Stove WednesdayAww yeah peeps, you guys wanna go do something awesome? Cuz … Continue reading

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How I Ended Up Making Black Bean Dip

I am experimenting with a pressure cooker to can the abundance I anticipate from my gardens. I have had to overcome my fear of pressure cookers based on the rumors I heard as a younger person. Several discussions about blowups … Continue reading

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Texas Chainsaw

Be more careful than you think necessary when operating a chainsaw. My husband and daughter were simply taking down a standing  tree that was burned in a wildfire. He is experienced and has cut many trees down with a chainsaw … Continue reading

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An Apology for the Direction This Facebook Page Has Taken

I never intended for my facebook page to be political. I got trapped in the impossible events of Standing Rock Water Protectors and the Presidential election. I cannot ignore or avoid posting about these issues. I would like for the … Continue reading

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Memories. Halloween, Sometime in the 1960’s.

My son wanted to cover one of his eyes and make an eye low on his cheek. We went to a theatrical make-up store and bought make-up to work on his idea. (This was his favorite holiday). We did the … Continue reading

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