Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lego Kidsfest Cincinnati 2012

I have come to believe engaging in the act of creation brings out the best in many of us. Granted, that’s not a hard and fast rule, but I witnessed something amazing this past weekend when I attended the 2012 … Continue reading

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Art: Exactly!

The Creative Process by by Grant Snider at INCIDENTAL COMICS http://thoughtballoonhelium.blogspot.com/
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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: Planning spaces: working animals into a sustainable permaculture plan

I’ve learned a lot about utilizing the ground for food production over the past few years, and one of the things I have learned is that there is no space, whether it is a garden, a tilled field, or a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Farming: Punching calves

I think it’s funny that one of the terms for handling cattle is “punching”. It seems like a kind of inside joke among cattle people about the arduous nature of the task of physically handling cattle during those times when they have to be moved, sorted, tagged, or banded. I punched a bunch of calves […] Continue reading

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Write me in for ’12

If you’re not satisfied with the current crop of candidates, there is another option. If I were running for president, my platform would be so simple a caveman could vote for it: Every bill Congress sends me must include its Constitutional … Continue reading

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