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Iron Red Glaze

fter testing 10 or so recipes off the internet for this type of iron-based red glaze over the past half year, I finally got the results I’ve been seeking.  The red color comes from the crystallization of the iron during the … Continue reading

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Here’s Something Strange…

  his is an image of what precipitates out of our grape juice after we can it. It feels as hard as nails, but breaks apart into gritty granules if you chomp on it with your teeth. Any scientific types … Continue reading

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Black Raspberries

hese buggers became ripe the last week also.

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It’s another Chicken Summer

e’ve been raising meat chickens every other summer, and last summer was our summer off.  This year, my wily brother-in-law convinced my folks to try a new breed.  They are called Freedom Rangers (oh my!) and we got them through … Continue reading

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The Harvest Begins….

oday, Mom and I picked beans for the first time and filled 2 five gallon pails!

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A Wave of Babies

 am in the habit of painting onesies for the most special of the deluge of babies in my life.  The latest is for my sister and brother-in-law’s upcoming kiddo.  I just mix 1 part textile medium to 2 parts acrylic … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

hat did you do for the Fourth?  We spent the vast majority of it digging out the first of the three large stumps from the box-elders we felled last fall.  My sister and her husband were fantastic help with a … Continue reading

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