May 2014 archive

May 25

Karl Hess

* In previous posts I have written about great American thinkers who challenged the authority of the state. Men like Emerson, Thoreau and Spooner. I’ve also written about Ayn Rand, the great 20th Century intellectual known for her novels about self-ownership and individual liberty. I have also introduced readers to the writings of Claire Wolfe …

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May 14

Asparagus Update.

In a previous article I shared details on how to properly prepare the soil for an asparagus bed. The first picture is from last year. It was taken 3 weeks after I had panted the new crowns. This second shot also from last year when the fronds had grown to about 4 feet tall by …

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May 10

Somewhere Over The Rainbow….

We had a few days of intense rain last week that brought flooding and even mudslides in some areas. Sometimes after a good rainstorm, you might see a rainbow across the sky. * Judy Garland sang the song, Somewhere Over The Rainbow in the movie, The Wizard of Oz. Judy Garland was an actress from …

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May 05

Fire!

Last Sunday morning, as I made my way to the barn I was forced to take a detour. To my surprise, the road was blocked. Upon arriving at the barn, I could see the fire trucks at the next farm over. Smoke plumes rose straight up above the trees in the still morning air. …

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