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Bramble And Bracken

It has been another stunning Indian summer day today with warm, yellow-gold sunshine and a misty haze at dusk and dawn. The leaves on the copse in the garden have begun to dry and fall, a constant background murmur like water running over stones. 313 more words

north carolina: awesome panel on resiliency, apple genetics, rare livestock breeds and branding!!

Wake Forest University
Wednesday, September 10th 7-8:30 PM. FREE!

 This exciting panel discussion will provide insights into the importance of biodiversity and sustainable land and water use to a resilient food system. 143 more words


Spring Rains and Woad

Well, I am lying in bed, after my wonderful husband bought me breakfast. The rain is pattering on the roof and its the first day of spring in Adelaide, South Australia. 202 more words

Natural Dyeing

Congrats, it's a Chantilly!

When I adopted Auglaize last September, I thought she was a domestic medium-hair cat. We had no history of her breeding background, and since she came from a cat hoarder, we figured she was probably a mix. 390 more words


Too sweet to eat?

“I simply must touch it’s curly wool and give it a cuddle,” the woman cooed, pushing past me. “They’re sooooo beautiful.” Her wide-eyed husband appeared equally besotted. 166 more words

The Bears of Brough ...

… have come to a field near us! We’re positive they’re bears, because they are brown, furry and have kind expressions … but we don’t think we’ll be trying to give them a cuddle or take them to bed with us. 271 more words

Weekly photo challenge: Summer lovin' - Petersham to Richmond

Weekly photo challenge: Summer lovin’

Show us something you love. It could be your favorite novel, the light of the moon on your deck at night, the beach on a hot day, or that special you-know-who.

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