November 2013 archive

Nov 10

November in the Garden

Today the weather was relatively mild for this time of year. It was a good day to take advantage of the weather and do a few final chores in the garden. I pulled down the remaining peas and their trellis. There was one row of potatoes that I had not turned over in August when …

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Nov 06

Why do Americans have guns?

The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Eugene Stoner developed the AR-15 rifle and the .223 Remington cartridge. Here is some info about the difference between the …

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Nov 05

KITCHEN KNIVES

In the modern kitchen, cooks have been fortunate to employ many modern electric appliances to make mundane tasks go quickly. However, there really is no replacement for quality cutlery in skilled hands. It is my firm conviction that money spent on quality tools now, will pay benefits for many years in the future. It also …

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Nov 04

Resources for Continuing Education

Smart people understand that knowledge is power. In our ever changing world it follows that education must be a life-long pursuit. If you aim to stay on top of your game, whatever your game happens to be, you must continually upgrade your skills and knowledge. Continuing your education as an adult is part of leading …

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Nov 03

November

  November by William Cullen Bryant Yet one smile more, departing, distant sun! One mellow smile through the soft vapory air, Ere, o’er the frozen earth, the loud winds run, Or snows are sifted o’er the meadows bare. One smile on the brown hills and naked trees, And the dark rocks whose summer wreaths …

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Nov 02

Daylight Savings Time

Tonight, across most of Canada, the United States, Europe and a few other countries, people will reset their clocks backward, by 1 hour. In my opinion it is possibly one of the more silly things that we do. Here is a map of countries that do or do not observe the silliness. Russel Means, a …

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Nov 01

Pizza

Pizza is a popular food that can be done well at home. In fact, much of the pizza sold in shops is awful and with a little prep time and attention to detail you can make an excellent pizza with some special ingredients Of course, to achieve a quality end product we must begin with …

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