Tag Archives: Something new to me

Suggestions For My Extreme Hair Cut

I have always relied on sympathy from my nearest and dearest relatives. When I donates a 12 inch pony tail to “Wigs for Kids”, I never thought what I would be left with hair cut to 1nch all over my … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe Hair Style

A few months ago, my hair was getting too long and needed cutting. My Daughter, Catherine who has very thick hair also wanted a hair cut. With summer well on it’s way, we thought short hair might be cooler. We … Continue reading

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Simply Making Sauerkraut at Home

Catherine and I love Rueben sandwiches. MMMM…rye bread, sauce (we use Thousand Island Dressing), slices of melted Swiss cheese and a pile of thin-sliced corned beef-topped with a generous mass of sauerkraut.  We also knew the sauerkraut had beneficial microbes … 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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I recommend this site to anyone who has suffered great losses in life.

  Kevin Kling is part funny guy, part poet and playwright, part wise man. A treasured figure on the national storytelling circuit, his voice inhabits an unusual space — where a homegrown Minnesota wit meets Dante and Shakespeare. Born with … Continue reading

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Cob & Cordwood? Guess we had a lot to learn!

  My daughter, Catherine and I have enjoyed the programs Bastrop Sustainable in the recent past. Each program  allowed us to meet many local people who were involved in interesting, informative and thought provoking projects. We looked forward to the … Continue reading

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Honest Herbal Remedy

I am an informal student of herbal remedies. I came across this account and enjoy sharing it with you. I feel that this approach is often followed by modern doctors,—- “try one or another remedy to see what works.” Here … Continue reading

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