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Oh, look…actual research! (grins)

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

===(Ok….that was a slight jab at an otherkin timeline I know of that seems to ignore input and corrections…) ===More seriously: Elf Queen’s Daughters and the Silver Elves ===I know the author of this site…good folk, and knows what research MEANS.  (also, a really nice person to boot.) ===The site is worth going over. (I [...]

Enjoying the weather…

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

===One thing I am enjoying about getting up early is that I get to see the weather shifting a bit more.  This morning I watched the rain system come in, with snow-ish turning to rain.  ===Bopping about the house, getting seeds started, waiting for the Frontier people to come out to get us the faster [...]

links and other things…

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Spiders…doing what they can to help us to stop using oil The USBTypewriter™ is a new and groundbreaking innovation in the field of obsolescence.  Lovers of the look, feel, and quality of old fashioned manual typewriters can now use them as keyboards for any USB-capable computer, such as a PC, Mac, or even iPad!  The [...]

Starting seeds, reading books

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

===Well, got a nice mini-greenhouse (really, a shelving unit, with three shelves, and a cover) the other day to get some plants started over here at Mithlond.  The result is quite nice. ===Worms in the worm bin are quite happy. ===Just started reading several things at once…someone lent me via kindle an interesting book on [...]

Comfort foods…

Monday, February 28th, 2011

===As some folks know, I have a fair bit of allergies…..as does my entire family except my mother. ===It did not help that we had different allergies. ===You can imagine the “fun” my mother had in figuring out foods we could all eat, else she would have to do separate dishes. ===Well, it has been [...]

A fine morning…and vermicomposting

Monday, February 28th, 2011

===So far this morning has been quite nice.  I have had my coffee, and I have cared for the rabbits.  I am getting some of the outdoor chores done in short bursts, as it is intermittently raining. (some distant thunder rolling up and down the mountain to our east, the fogs are actually rolling up [...]

Rabbits…and other thoughts…

Monday, February 21st, 2011

===We now have them..  We have a number of projects we have been meaning to do, and today we decided that we were going to go to Tractor Supply and get the materials I needed to make cages and possibly a hutch. I found a very nice design for a PVC framework to hang cages [...]

The morning quotes…and other thoughts (URBAN HOMESTEADING!!!!!)

Monday, February 21st, 2011

===”You know, if we had spawned when we met, we would have someone to work on the land right now…(grins)  (This was not me, by the by, this was my wonderful wife…) ===This of course spawned an entertaining morning conversation about children, farming, and proper application of children. ===(We just visited a fine local farm [...]

Quite alive…

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

===Back from traveling, in the midst of taking up an old vinyl floor off of concrete for my neighbors.  The weather is wonderfull… ===And now, back to the floor!

Honey has been bottled!

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

===Well, we might have lost the hive, but we did get some honey out of it.  About 44 pounds of honey. ===I think we will do far better this year.  Bees have been ordered, we will be putting in a windbreak (strawbales this year, plants growing nearby to grow into a hedge/windbreak…and I will be [...]