Monthly Archives: December 2012

Development and a Small Voice

Dogs were given ivermectin, and tape-worm wormer.  Although there are 2 different philosophies on this (one is to take them off the stuff during the winter, and then retest them before putting them back it on in the spring, the … Continue reading

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Una Kandelika

It’s Hanukkah.   My Hebrew teacher came back after being gone for one week (I think she deliberately avoids coming the week after Thanksgiving, not to be depressed with the regression of students).  We had a different teacher last week, … Continue reading

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Take Five. The Indian Cultural Center is Closed. Some Mounds

   

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Squash, Compost, Wool, Hide and Possible Displacement

I spent the day processing a pumpkin that I had found on the side of the road.  I had been carving out a little every day to mix with the deer meat for me and the dogs.  It was admittedly … Continue reading

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Native American House Culture

This was pretty exciting for me to discover.  It’s pretty obvious to any homebuilder that different cultures have different ways of building homes.  In Maryland, the predominant inland culture is reported to have been longhouses (like the Onondaga in New … Continue reading

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The Mall and the Nature Preserve

I spent a little time on the Cabin John Trail visiting the Locust Grove Nature Center during an afternoon coffee in the bird watching area.  We saw mourning doves, nuthatches, tufted titmouses, both house and gold finches, carolina wrens, chicadees, … Continue reading

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