Monthly Archives: May 2011

Garden Markers

Thanks to my friend from the Left (er, Wet) Coast, for this great idea. Yes, we painted rocks to use for garden markers. And it was fun. Details: rocks; acrylic paints; brushes; sharpies; paint pens; spray lacquer for sealing them … Continue reading

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UTI Herbal and Homeopathic Help

Recently a friend had a terrible urinary tract infection. Definitely in the bladder, perhaps in the kidneys as well. She called me to see if I could offer her something to help partially because she prefers natural treatments and partially … Continue reading

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Trapping a Hive

Mark has gone from zero to bee-man in just a few months. He reads and googles and you tubes constantly in his quest for beekeeping knowledge. He has, apparently, learned how to trap a hive. In fact, luck was with … Continue reading

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Could This Be Wind’s Cousin?

I think there’s a solid chance they’re related. This girl was on Assateague, where Wind’s parents came from.

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Today I Learned:

How to skirt a fleece. Apparently my sheep have nice fleeces. One has a really nice fleece and I’m excited to send it off for processing. It should only be better next year when she should have had less stress … Continue reading

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Horse Property For Rent or Sale, Corapeake, NC

HORSE PROPERTY FOR RENT or SALE, CORAPEAKE, NC 3 (possibly 4) bedroom, 2 full bath home on 2.8 acres. 2 barns, 1 with 3 stalls, 1 with 2 stalls, feed room and storage space. Organic gardens, 2 fenced pastures and … Continue reading

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My husband snapped this one of a pony foal on Assateague. There’s something great about the contrast of this brave little guy standing alone in the frame against the barrenness of the salt marsh. Bravo Mark!

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