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Grandma's style

Here is a different technique of drawing with wax on eggs. My grandma, who taught me to draw on eggs used to do these with a simple matchstick, while heating wax in a tin on the stove. 686 more words

Natural Dyes

Thankful Thursday - the Little Things

During these past couple weeks of snow storms, many trees were damaged. It’s been sad to see the damage all over my area.

But on this Thankful Thursday, as I look out at my backyard, I can say that our beautiful black walnut tree is still standing. 112 more words


A Lesson in Wood Shavings

On a cold February day,  my son Luke and I set out to make an ax handle. In the process, we received an unexpected lesson.  In a world with Home Depot and Amazon, we give little thought to buying the things we need.  568 more words


Learning about trees - Graham Smith

Although the cows are milking well not all things are going to plan. The submission rate was 85%, close but no cigar. I still have two cows that are reluctant to cycle and as I do not intervene, I will just have to be patient. 641 more words


Sunday Trees - 316

….thanks to Becca Givens for hosting Sunday Trees

View from my back window, early in the morning.


Ask the Plant

Every seed is awakened and so is all animal life. It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being and we therefore yield to our animal neighbors the same right as ourselves, to inhabit this land. 185 more words


Duck Pond, Old Wethersfield

There are definitely some things there worth taking a closer look at. Geese, ducks, rose hip, cattail and black walnuts, to name some.