Category Archives: Other stuff

Treat Yo’self!

Even though the Cardinals are still singing, the cold persists.  Maybe the sweet songs haven’t done enough to boost your mood and you’re still in a funk.  It’s time for you to pull out the nuclear option against the winter … Continue reading

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Winter’s Broken Back

So, as has been said many times by folks with much more delicate prose than myself, this winter blows. Don’t leave!  This is not a post bitching about winter.  Well, hang on…..&*(^$&(*)#*)!!!  and then )*&*& to your $*)&^%*^ all over … Continue reading

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Quilts! Because Blankets Suck!

When Travis asked me to do a guest post about quilting I was a little skeptical.  Most of his posts are somewhat instructional, and although I’ve been sewing for a long time, I’ve never really focused on learning “actual sewing … Continue reading

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Capturing A Honeybee Swarm

Spring time is swarm time.  Swarms are great ways to save money for a budding beekeeper or even an experienced one because swarms are free…after you catch them! honeybees swarm for a number of reasons.  Sometimes a queen gets old … Continue reading

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Raised Beds!

Here in the foothills of the Missouri Ozarks, we’re not exactly known for our stellar soil.  Actually, the term “unctuous red clay” came from the soil around these withered old mountains.  So, unless you live in a river valley, most … Continue reading

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Chickens Have Returned!!

Did you think this post was about birds?  Chickens don’t migrate, where would they have gone?  No, this post is about one of my favorite edible mushrooms, the chicken mushroom.  I found the first one of the year yesterday! There … Continue reading

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So it begins….

Hello and welcome to my new virtual hangout.  Homebrews on tap over in the back, various meads are chilled and waiting.  Grab a drink and plop down on the couch.  We’re all friends here.  This is going to be a … Continue reading

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