and here is the forecast so you get an idea what we looking at...we are in Northeastern Ontario yeeesh!
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
That is how some people look at me when i suggest they bake their own bread instead of buying that ultra-processed crap they sell at the store. i will grant that it takes some practice, but most of that is learning to feel the elasticity of the dough. For those of you who are startled … Continue reading Bulgur Bread
i think high personal standards are a good thing. We see the effects of low personal standards in entertainment, politics and places we work or interact. We would not accomplish much of anything if we did not have some sort of healthy criteria for living our lives. Perfectionism, however, is a different matter. i am … Continue reading Perfection