Walking the Walk For the Earth

Walking the Walk For the Earth

Mindful Consumption Earth Day 2015! In November 2013 I made a commitment to help the Earth by switching from talking the talk in lightening my footprint on the planet to walking the walk. I’m not aiming for perfection here, but I’m also not buying into...

Bookmarks

I have a “recipe” category in my bookmarks where I put all the recipes from the web that I want to try. That category has grown to over 100 bookmarks and it was getting very unwieldy when trying to find what I wanted. Today, I’m subcategorizing the...

Amish Cutting Board

At the historic preservation conference I attended in Lanesboro, one of the options was to go on an Amish tour. Being that I’ve never done that, and have always wanted to, I signed up and boarded the bus. The Amish have to make money some way, and since...

White-Nose Syndrome

Last night I successfully netted bat #2 for the 2013 season. I carefully left the net outside for it to extricate itself. As much as I hate bats in the house, I love what they do for us outdoors. Eating as many as 1,000 mosquitos an hour, what would we do without...

The Best Way to Catch a Bat

Last summer we had 5 bats in the house. Thankfully, not all at the same time! My usual method was to stun them by whacking them with a broom then setting them outside. A very dear and kindhearted friend (you know who you are) suggested the “open the door and let...
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