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Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Goat Lake Hike, Waterton

Goat Lake

Advanced Hike

Distance- 9.04 miles

Time- 3:45 (this included our rest at the top)

Elevation gain – 530 m (1,750 ft)

Sunday was a typical lazy Sunday, I slept in until 9 am and sipped coffee all morning while reading a book. 610 more words

Outdoor Adventure

Prepping a Garden for Planting

Attach short pieces of hose or plastic tubing to the metal rake, counting the tines so that the hoses are spaced equally. As you drag the rake across the prepared soil, you have an instant planting grid and row markers.

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Buffalobur nightshade (Solanum rostratum)

A nasty annual, self-compatible herb that forms a tumbleweed which is commonly known as buffalo bur, spiny nightshade, Colorado bur, Kansas thistle… 74 more words


Are women in the outdoors different than men?

I was very disappointed in a story I saw yesterday on the NWTF’s (National Wild Turkey Federation’s) Facebook Page, and I wanted to share and try to get some reader opinions.  165 more words

Gender Differences

this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

This week, well actually the last two weeks, because I didn’t get back to post our kitchening last time, has been a little of everything.  Trying to catch up with the garden, the vegetables, the canning and freezing, meals, and just summer. 277 more words


Praying and Preying

This guy kept hanging around our porch seemingly wanting to be photographed.

 The reason for being named “Praying Mantis” is obvious when you observe one of these large insects. 356 more words