Tag Archives: Missouri

National Dog Day?

Apparently yesterday was National Dog Day.  I don’t know if this is a ‘real’ thing or some Facebook meme run rampant (notice that every week is mental health awareness week now?) and I don’t much care.  Dogs are great, they … Continue reading

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A Failure

This is going to be a visual depiction of all the stages of turning a spalted bowl. FYI: Spalting is the process of allowing wood to go through a sort of controlled rot where fungal mycelium start growing in the … Continue reading

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The Loveliest Smile Indeed

This time of year I get asked about the leaves changing color pretty frequently.  Sometimes by adults, sometimes by kids, even sometimes by hippies.  Pretty much always after asking me, and before giving me time to answer, they hit me with … Continue reading

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What is “Gamey”?

I hear this word tossed around frequently and I wanted to explore it for some people who may have the wrong impression. First, the word “gamey” is loaded.  It basically means the meat has an off-flavor, but by calling it … 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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A Bench

This is just a photo post about building a bench.  It is lacking in serious details because I am not generally big into details, but it has lots of pretty pictures! If you have specific questions, like you want to … Continue reading

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The Meat With No Name, Part 1

The Italians and Spaniards don’t have a name for air-dried venison backstrap.  That’s a problem. On a cow, this cut would be called the loin, but it’s a deer so we just call it a backstrap because….I don’t know…it sounds … Continue reading

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