Hello my patient and forgiving friends. I have been thinking of you often. I have been crazy busy with company, travelling and gardening/processing food. I have decided my current design is unwieldy at best. Due to my short-term memory and focussing issues, this will take some time. I want to move to a more consistent … Continue reading New Design Coming!
Ok. i will give this a shot. i have, for the most part, been following my Recovery program; eating regularly and healthy, exercising regularly, sleeping well and so on. i have been doing really well. My moods have been stable and i mostly behave...you know. i came to a decision last week. My denomination has … Continue reading Being Human
Thought you might like an update. The Goddess is down south (London) for a golf tournament, wedding and children time, so i have a little time to spare when i am not exhausted. This is often the "spring situation", as the growing window is shorter here than places down south. But we have longer … Continue reading Gardens Update…spring has sprung
Four Habits that Are Affecting Your Physical and Mental Health The key to good health lies in habits -- the things you regularly do on a daily basis will shape your long-term results. Unfortunately, according to research, you probably have some bad habits that are affecting your health in a negative way. … Continue reading Four Habits that Are Affecting Your Physical and Mental Health… Brad Krause…guest blogger
great info with a great recipe…making chilli today, but will try this next time
The first thing you must do is learn what life in the 19th Century [1865-1890] was like. You must understand what was and was not available to the average family or trail cook.
In most cases a cowboy was really a boy. Many young boys some only 12 years old moved millions of head of longhorn cows to market buyers. Many buyers headquartered in rail head towns like Abilene, Kansas to be shipped to stockyards in Chicago and other midwest and eastern markets. Trail drives were no place for old men or the weak.
Moving a herd of longhorns from Texas to Kansas was no small undertaking. Herds could number in 1 to 3 thousand head, could be moved only about 10 or 12 miles a day without the loss of much body weight. Cattle buyers would pay little if anything for poor starved down cows. It could take as…
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i get so excited this time of year. Snow is finally melting and signs of growth abound. Ground feeding birds like Juncos and some reddish bird who's name escapes me Here is a picture of the trailer we have for summer visitors. A lot of shade over there (great in the summer) so the snow … Continue reading My Gardens