Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pacific Northwest Mushrooming – By Dummies

haha – yes, that’s right “by” dummies, not “for” dummies, as we really don’ t know what the heck we’re doing. My husband and i LOVE foraging for mushrooms. We have two species we know how to ID (and know … Continue reading


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Barn Renovations! Part 2: During

One day down, a few more to go! We didn’t get quite as much done as i’d like this past weekend, but we only had an afternoon to do the work as i had to work on Saturday. This coming … Continue reading


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Filmore the Yard Pheasant

He’s baaaaack, and along with him are a few hens and about a dozen youngsters. His tail sure has grown out since the spring and he struts around like he owns the place. I wonder what the pheasants and other … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday: Polar Bears are Awesome

I’m a big fan of polar bears. Squinty black eyes. Inky black noses. They are magical creatures in real life, and embody the spirit of winter, snow and the holidays. Without being holiday specific, polar bear ornaments make great decorations … Continue reading

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