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From Suburbia to Farm Land

Well, working on a ladder–or maybe it was a step stool, isn’t exactly something I should be doing while trying a new medication. However, I only fell one time. 408 more words

Has planet Earth tilted some more?

‘Bad’ weather is not a concept I use any more. Here in the Shetland Islands it’s simply called weather. Gales, storms, hurricane force winds, wintry showers, sleet, blizzards, anvil clouds are what we live with all year round. 347 more words


Friends of the Museum and their Projects

For many years the Friends of the Somerset Rural Life Museum have supported the museum and have been involved with projects.

During the redevelopment the Friends are continuing to work on various projects at the home of one of the Friends’ committee members, Louise Clapp, who has very kindly offered them a space to work in. 199 more words

Rural Life

Should Rural Police Have Grenade Launchers?

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 10:23 AM By John Stossel

I want the police to be better armed than the bad guys, but what exactly does that mean today? 332 more words

The Hash Plate

Losing Ground and Lost in Place

For the second year in a row there has been a noticeable loss in the variety of our prairie plants. Our three native varieties of coneflowers disappeared entirely. 229 more words


Sunday Sunset

Good evening, all! Welcome to Sunday Sunset! Following up Friday’s post, Fields of Gold, here are our freshly mown fields under a pastel Turnuresque sky. 71 more words



I harvested garlic and dill this week. With a short trip to Argersinger Rd to visit an Amish farm we scored a box of pickling cucumbers for ten bucks. 82 more words