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The fun of foraging

Speaking of trying new things, we've been out foraging in the forest for free food the past couple of weekends. It's time to harvest pinyon nuts, in case you didn't know, and the trees are loaded this year. Some Native Americans say that hitting the trees with sticks will cause … more

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Let's Get Dirty

Carrot management

I had a few carrots go to seed this summer, so I cut the stalks off and threw them on my husband’s work bench. It really bugs him, so last night, I shook off all the seeds I could into a couple of envelopes for planting either later this fall or sometime early next spring. Gardening … more

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Penny Pinchers

A few penny pinching recipes

Lately I've been finding unique ways (or not so unique depending on how you look at it) to use all the tomatoes we've gotten from the garden this year.  My standard thing to do is roast and freeze quart bags of them.  Then I use these bags later in the year to make pizza or … more

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Music On the Goe

Weekend Shows Dominated by Local Musicians

In the almost four years I’ve written this column, I’ve noticed considerable change in our music community. Once reserved for a smaller, fringe audience, local music has spread into the general population. Our little music scene now travels well beyond the four-block radius … more

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Birds and More


I was lying awake a recent night. As I often do, I thought about potential topics for this blog. It occurred to me that most people have a favorite bird. Edward Abbey famously preferred vultures. I can think of other folks who prefer fried chicken. So, what’s your favorite bird in … more

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