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Happy Birthday To You, Too, Mom

In the bitter cold of January, 1963, the pipes in the barn froze. My uncles built a fire outside and kept it stoked to thaw the ground in hopes this would help things. 884 more words

The new year never gets old

Party hat intact.
Celebrating New Year’s, still.
Someone needs coffee.

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Our Future Is Now

I remember working for the Jefferson Times in the early eighties as if it were yesterday. Well I don’t remember everyday as if it were yesterday, just a few highlights of my 3 1/2 years there as a reporter, photographer and ad salesman. 950 more words

Describe Your Ride

Chris Hedges: All Forms of Life Are Sacred

“…You cannot speak about nonviolence and stick violence into your mouth three times a day. How many of us have grown up with a dog, a cat, a parakeet or a rabbit?

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Human Rights

Popping into the Holidays

From fall to winter, where have the last few months gone? In October, we were busy with garden clean-up and November with organizing  year-end and making sure the popcorn was drying down. 607 more words

Mountain Farming

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To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.  – Mahatma Gandhi

Today we celebrate INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY!

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Supply Management Part 2: Recent Developments and Comparisons

Perhaps you’ve heard some of the latest news from New Zealand, detailing their current dairy woes. Since my last article explaining supply management was published, several readers have reached out, asking about New Zealand’s deregulated dairy industry.  694 more words

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