Disturbing National Animal Identification talk now spreading to vegetables in your garden

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Because of lots of public outcry, the NAIS, a government "wonderchild," sponsored largely by large agribusiness type animal/poultry growers, apparently shriveled and came to a standstill last year. The NAIS is basically an animal/poultry...

Mom’s in the hospital, so please forgive the short blog post

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Just a week after Mother's Day, I had to rush Mom to the Cook Hospital.  She was suddenly vomiting and her stomach hurt.  As she'd already had two bowel blockages, I was afraid I...

A new garden joins our homestead

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On the east side of our house, beyond where we will be building the new entryway/laundry room/green room, there was a humpy bumpy, rocky area. Ugly! There were stumps, logs and other...

%$^%#^()&) COMPUTERS!!!!!

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Needless to say, I've been having computer issues.  You see my Vista won't let me attach photos to articles or e-mails, including my blog.  We've tried everything humanly possible, but finally Dave said to...

After three days of a family cold, we’re back at it again

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All three of us came down with a "spring cold" at the same time. Will and I had  severe headaches and the blahs, while David had the headache along with a sore throat, fever,...