1 Thessalonians 4:11-12Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.
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"Post industrialization has led to hectic lives that seem to leave little room for self-sufficiency. Or so it may appear on the surface. What if, instead of sedentary hours in front of the TV, we took back the teachings of our forefathers? Instead of running to the store for ears of corn, or fresh lettuce and tomatoes for a healthy salad, should we shift our priorities back to the soil to provide for our needs?"
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Well, as with so many things in my life, good intentions don’t always come to fruition. Life took a drastic turn for us last year with an addition of a family member for a month or so, then the garden … Continue reading
A glimpse of spring today. Maybe it will be here soon! I ventured out this afternoon to take advantage of warm temps. I was actually rather warm in my sweatshirt! I sorted some stuff on my back porch that I … Continue reading
I must confess, I have avoided writing about my worms since I got them because I was concerned I had done something wrong… A little over a week ago I picked up some worms at Walmart. I didn’t know if … Continue reading
A link came through today for the following article: The Santa Barbara Syndrome: Evidence of a Broken Food System. If you haven’t seen it yet I encourage to read it (it’s short). How sad is it that food grown in … Continue reading
I had a few minutes here and decided to do a quick project – making tags for my plants this year. I mentioned a link to this project a few weeks ago I think. Very simple and I now have … Continue reading
Well, almost… A couple bumps in the road along the way. First I never bothered to measure how long the light fixture was, I just thought it would fit on my craft table. Guess what? It’s too long. Good thing … Continue reading