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GM salmon on your plate?

Sep 16th, 2010 | By

FDA public meetings start September 19 on the approval of genetically modified salmon for food.   Even if you can’t attend the meetings — and most of us won’t be able to — anyone who feels strongly pro or con should speak up now.  Many organizations have online petitions and other info available online — just Google the keywords ‘no GM salmon’
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Tractor faces

Jun 11th, 2010 | By
Tractor faces

A couple weeks ago, we got three dump truck loads of gravel for driveway repairs.  Two loads were base rock, which packs well, but doesn’t slide out of the dump truck so evenly.   With the genius husband away for a few days, I had two choices.  Let him level the mess when he got back.  Or do it
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Butcher block maintenance time

Mar 3rd, 2010 | By
Butcher block maintenance time

The Genius Husband bought this sturdy old butcher block table some ten years ago at a school auction.  It was, he thought, an ideal place to put the 20 quart Hobart mixer I used for mixing larger batches of soap.   He sanded down the scarred top, then we sealed it with hot parafin and
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Making soap

Feb 25th, 2010 | By
Making soap

I’m not going back into the soap business.  I don’t miss all that lifting, mixing, and pouring that goes into the process of making a couple hundred pounds of handcrafted soap in a day, and I don’t miss all the weekends away selling soap and teaching classes at fairs and festivals.  I don’t miss the
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Hello world!

Apr 19th, 2008 | By

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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