Monthly Archives: December 2009

Books, NPR & Short-Term Plans

Busy busy busy! It’s all exciting stuff, though, that should keep me pretty well engaged. Having largely divorced myself from the online video game that was eating my [..]

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Books, NPR & Short-Term Plans

Busy busy busy! It’s all exciting stuff, though, that should keep me pretty well engaged. Having largely divorced myself from the online video game that was eating my [..]

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Not Among My Finest Traits

Lest any of you be fooled into thinking I’ve got a fair to middling handle on, well, anything, I present to you three areas of my life that [..]

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I Made Butter!

And by “I made butter,” I mean, “I threw heavy whipping cream into the food processor for 15 minutes.” Seriously. That’s all it takes. My processor literally requires [..]

Cow Share, Food, Sustainability ,

Home is where the chickens are

Keeping up with all of the blogs we read is hard enough, let alone on days when some crazy woman makes five posts in rapid-fire succession. Sorry about [..]

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Let's Talk About Skin

My parents did a wonderful job providing me with all manner of books when I was growing up. One series, the name of which escapes me now, was [..]

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And This is Why We Ask Questions

Armed with a charming demeanor and my zoning regulation printouts, I stormed the Township Hall this afternoon. Of course, by “stormed,” I mean I walked in and politely [..]

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And This is Why We Ask Questions

Armed with a charming demeanor and my zoning regulation printouts, I stormed the Township Hall this afternoon. Of course, by “stormed,” I mean I walked in and politely [..]

Chickens, Community ,

Homemade Butter

And by “I made butter,” I mean, “I threw heavy whipping cream into the food processor for 15 minutes.” Seriously. That’s all it takes. My processor literally requires [..]

Cow Share, Food ,

Impede me at your peril.

Over the last few months, I’ve developed a passion for nesting/homesteading rivaled only by a Pentecostal with a snake-bite kit. Everything about being more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly [..]

Chickens, Legislation, Planning, Politics