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Garden Photography Retirement

Afternoon Buzz

An after-dinner stroll

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Food

Hidden Gems

It’s no secret that I love potatoes. I love harvesting them – pawing through the soil, uncovering each new spud with anticipation – kind of like scratch-off lottery tickets, only better tasting! I love the fact that they store well – often “discovering” some in our pantry when we’re looking for a quick, comforting meal. […]

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Our Life

Closing Down Guantánamo

“Guantánamo” was closed down last week, and it’s residents were transported to a new facility, in Moncure NC. There were no injuries, nor loss of life, and both the residents and new neighbors were thrilled to have it relocated to their community. “Guantánamo” was the name I chose for the 250 square foot garden I […]

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Our Life

“Oilseed” becomes “Haybale”, or…

…”Hayseed”. There I said it. Many of us “Oilseeders”  have been musing lately about the past (and future) of Oilseed Community. The original order with the cosmic waiter, as I understand it, was for our small community of three houses to demonstrate the feasibility of growing an oilseed crop as an accoutrement to country living […]

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Environment Nicaragua

TAKING OUT THE GARBAGE

One of the things we like about Little Corn Island is the fact that we don’t have many institutions here. We don’t have a hospital, a bank, elected officials, or a police force. When a decision needs to be made, the business owners get together and make it. We have a school, a doctor, and […]