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Pollinator Pictures

Here are some pollinators I pictured last weeek. I really need to do some work on learning the species.

I don’t even know the names of all the flowers, and they don’t fly away when you try to take a picture, so they should be easy. 6 more words

Gardening

Six Kings and Two Queens (3)

So why is this rambling windbag of a tale called Six Kings and Two Queens ?

Well, the hero, John Deane, the entrepreneur, the sea captain, the ex-cannibal, the ex-poacher, the ex-deer stealer and the ex-butcher’s apprentice lived a very long life. 339 more words

History

Six Kings and Two Queens (1)

“The Date-Book of Remarkable and Memorable Events connected with Nottingham and its neighbourhood” by John Frost Sutton does not disappoint with its entry for August 18 1761: 715 more words

History

Creamy Potato Soup and Other Meanderings about Potatoes

Growing up in Idaho in the heart of potato country means not only did I eat potatoes nearly every day of my life, and sometimes twice a day, but they were a part of the landscape, literally. 960 more words

Recipe