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Amy Brandlin
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Time to Harvest some Comfrey
Today,  I harvested plantain and comfrey,  chopped them up and started some tea and tinctures.  The top photos refer to the comfrey not the plantain. 80 proof vodka for the tincture. The tincture will be a good topical remedy for acne. The comfrey tea, made...
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The Back Yard Garden
My grandson's favorite tea is nettle tea.  I am happy to announce that I have found a stinging nettle plant in my back yard. And the comfrey is coming along nicely this year. Below is a different variety of comfrey with blue flowers, a gift from my sister t...
The Back Yard Garden
The Back Yard Garden
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Garlic Mustard has Invaded
I was curious as to what this white wild flower was.  It did remind me of something and after a fellow traveler on the outlet trail told me, I realized it does resemble mustard.  When smushed in your fingers it smells garlicky.  The travelers on the trail w...
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KKK in the Finger Lakes in the Twenties
I think this is intesting mainly because it only talks about the twenties.  What about the fifties and sixties and the present?  Is there another video about more recent activity?  Young people in the fifties and sixties are now older and still alive so the...
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Should I delete my blog?
I am thinking about deleting my entire blog and perhaps ceasing to blog entirely.  I documented my illness with crazy perception blog entries and it is embarrassing.  I have over 111 thousand views but not many comments. All I would have to do is go to sett...
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The Windmill
I have been trying very hard not to spend money and have done well for months.  I pass by a place called The Windmill each Saturday enroute to the dump.  Today I stopped at there and did spend some money.  I had to support a woman who sews beautiful casual ...
The Windmill
The Windmill
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white wildflowers
I was out into the forest the other day when the leaves were budding and noticed some interesting white wildflowers.  I have not been able to identify them as of yet.
white wildflowers
white wildflowers
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Beading and Thinking
A couple of years ago I worked for a gallery and when it closed I bought some beads.  I worked with some pink and green beads today.  They are a type of granite called unakite.  I mixed them with some tiger's eye chips.  I researched how to tie beads as I w...
Beading and Thinking
Beading and Thinking
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Japanese Knotweed
japanese knotweed  The idea is to make a compote like you would with rhubarb.  I added about three quarters cup of sugar to about two cups japanese knotweed....I will put in some cinnamon.
Japanese Knotweed
Japanese Knotweed
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Leo the Lion cat is King of the House
My cat leo is the man of the house.  He does not approve of dirty dishes.  He awoke me this morning  for the second time.  The first waking was for food which he did not eat and the second time I came down stairs at five thirty he jumped on the counter and ...
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