Tag: nature

Round-up of Interesting Links

A Single Catholic Priest was Responsible for Destroying the Entire Mayan Written Language! Horrible. Considering Da’esh’s actions in the Middle East towards any reminders of their Pagan past, it’s also a sobering lesson. Ruins of Viking Settlement Discovered Near Hudson River in New York State Artemis, Artumes, Nemi, Diana Lucifera and Witchcraft Twitter Bot Posts How…

Round-Up of Interesting Links

One sex-crazed Galapagos tortoise fathers 800, saves species Pet Loss and Disenfranchised Grief So Many Pets Survived Hurricane Matthew Because Shelters Took in their Whole Familes, instead of Turning Away Animals Hair of the Ancient Romans Judge in Argentina Rules that Chimpanzees Have Rights Historic First Achievements this Election Day How to Build Houses for…

Homestead Plans

So, we bought this land in December of 2015, and started to make trips out here right away. We didn’t move here permanently until March 2016. So we have not spent a full year on the property yet. I think it’s important to not make major decisions about the land until we have been through…

Homestead Mishaps

things that have gone wrong on the Homestead Not everything about homesteading is beautiful and fun. Sometimes there are complications, or problems to deal with. Some of these are relatively mild, several are actually amusing stories, and one so far has been pretty scary. I think it’s important to share these stories, in the hopes…

Enjoying Autumn

I love fall. The air is crisp and cool, the perfect temperature, not too hot or too cold. The leaves are turning glorious colors, golds and reds and oranges. I love “fall food”, hot spiced cider and pumpkin pies. Fall has my favorite secular holiday, Halloween. I just love everything about it, the jack o’…