On Grief And Farming (A.K.A. Me and My Arrow) Pt. 1

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute On a farm, we often have to cope with grief while the object of our grief is still here. We are far from unique in this. Lots of people are forced to deal with this when they find out their … Continue reading

Why do eggs have so many shapes?

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes A massive new study finds that how much a bird flies influences how their egg rolls OK. Great webpage, design-wise. BUT, I have TWO problems with the science. Yes, yes, I don’t have degrees in ornithology. OTOH I *DO* have … Continue reading

Worth Sharing: Predator Friendly Ranching …: Puppy talk and how it relates to LGD

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This is a very well-written post. The advice applies to other breeds besides livestock guardians too! Source: Predator Friendly Ranching …: Puppy talk and how it relates to LGD Be the first to like. Like Unlike … Continue reading

On Farming….. and Phishing

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Sometimes, you just have take advantage of opportunities when they present themselves. Yesterday, the sun came out after several dreary days of rain, so I took the opportunity to go out and do a bit of yard work. There’s a … Continue reading

Porcupines Prove the Existence of Multiple Universes, Right Here on Earth

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute OK, so maybe not PROVE, but you really gotta wonder. During my candidacy for my PhD I took a number of evening classes. One night after one of these classes, I arrived home around 9 p.m. It was already dark … Continue reading

Vital Importance of Summer Down-Time

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute What do you think of having a summer “off”? Do you think kids suffer from being away from school for 2 months in the summer? I think it is essential. I worry about what we lose when kids don’t have … Continue reading

Scythe vs Weed Whacker: Does Tech in the Classroom Help or Hinder?

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes We are having a conversation on one of the lists I’m on about the use of technology in the classroom. A colleague of mine who is not really in favor of tech in schools said that tools do not make … Continue reading

Is Rabbit the New Ethical Meat? — Vogue

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Is Rabbit the New Ethical Meat? — Vogue Rabbits make sense as a meat on so many levels. I think it’s time to start an urban rabbit movement. “Meals that are at once ecologically and gastronomically intelligent are much on … Continue reading