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Black Walnut: Products from an Anachronistic Tree by Terry Calhoun

At the recent spring meeting Terry Calhoun gave a fantastic talk about his farm outside of Ann Arbor where he tends fruit and nut trees as well as three 9-hole disc golf courses spread throughout. 58 more words

Cantilevers, cantilevers, and wait for it...cantilevers

It’s been some time since my last post so let’s get back to it. Ever since we bought our first house, complete with full-on IKEA furnishings, I’ve been working slowly to replace each IKEA piece with something I’ve built with my own hands. 592 more words


Inspired by Nature, Designed with Love

My blog boss — my daughter, Alexandra — informs me that if I have a “Design” category on my blog, I need to put content in it. 1,666 more words

Lost Madrone Ranch

Black Walnut: The Fungal Fighter

Common Name:  Black walnut
Latin Name:  Juglans nigra
Family:  Juglandaceae (Walnut family)

Parts used:  green hulls, nuts, leaves, bark
Tissue or system affinity:  skin, intestines… 111 more words

Herbal Bites

Warrior Women: prayer flag #11

This morning I’m thinking about a warrior woman–one woman in particular–a scrappy keeper-of-goats living in the harsh yet beautiful desert of the SW.    Not a place for the weak of body or spirit.   123 more words

Slow Cloth

can of worms

A few days ago in the wee hours of the morning/night, I started surfing the web instead of working on my UX project. As I got deeper into the fringe of the internet and YouTube, I somehow landed… 437 more words