Category Archives: food

Apiaries in ART

Beauty of Bee Hives. Through the ages artists painting scenes of rural life give reference to the association of humans and honey bees. Apiaries and domestic bee keeping can be traced back to the time of the pharaohs in Egypt … Continue reading

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Back Yard Birds at the bananas

  In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence – Robert Lynd A book, a chair, a camera and a quiet afternoon in the backyard.  

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Liberty Gardens – Art and Media

Grow Your Own In the First World War patriotism at home called for planting what were called Liberty Gardens. Beginning in WW I and again in WW II everyday urban citizens were encouraged by the government to grow their own … Continue reading

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root cellar

 Following the cycle of life. Re-posted from 10/2011. No matter where you live there are signs of the harvest, festivals, county fairs and blue ribbon pies. Roadside stands with red juicy apples and fresh tangy cider. Now to gather in … Continue reading

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Santa Gertrudis de lo de Mora

Where We Live – in an adobe mud house I have a couple weeks of vacation time coming up in the beginning of July and I plan on going home to The Lower Farm in Ledoux, New Mexico. Ledoux is … Continue reading

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Last Frost

Last frost – not quite. This has been a mild winter across much of north America and spring arrived early with record warm temperatures. Eyes have been on the early crocus  blooms and the mind has turned to planning for … Continue reading

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The Great Plains

Where We Live – in a Tipi “Lets not argue about it anymore OK?”    “Maybe something will still come up.”     “No, I have tried everything, it’s no use.”     “But”     “No, we have no meat left, there is no … Continue reading

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