Closing our eyes to reality is choosing to live in a fairy tale and while I do feel like I’m living in the Twilight Zone since the election, reality is this: A demagogue has been chosen to run the country. It’s our job as responsible citizens to protect our freedom, starting with freedom of speech.
After months of deliberating and soul-searching it was decided that it was time to close the business.
Dad reached into his shirt pocket one day to retrieve newspaper clippings of horses for sale in our area. I didn't know what to think, I was stunned and happy, as happy as I had ever been in my entire twelve years of life.
Identity stolen! It's not fun but we do survive, even though we will forever be proving we are who we claim to be.
I picked some up today, Not mine, I was taught not to litter. Aluminum cans, plastic and glass, I wonder about those responsible. Illegal drinkers, lazy young men, Ignorant about where their trash resides. Cigarette packs, vodka bottles, take-out sacks, I imagine all flung from moving vehicles. I picked some up today, Two bags full, until … Continue reading Roadside Trash
Depression--it rears its ugly head when you least expect it. I will not refer to it as something I suffer from/with. I prefer to say it is my dirty little secret which I cannot quite manage to be done with (once and for all) after years of keeping company with it. I try to portray … Continue reading How I Nearly Ruined My Own Birthday Celebration
My Discovery A couple years ago, on a quest to find local sources for raw milk (more on that later), the incredible world of lacto-fermentation was opened to me. I attended a conference geared for people interested in traditional eating for good health. I heard some new terms, like bone broth, ferments, and I kept … Continue reading Fermenting Vegetables – Part 1