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Week of August 5th

Gathered more Sand Plums (about a quart). Plan is to process this and what we already have in to juice and then jelly. Finished washcloth and started working on larger baby booties. Proportions seemed wrong on the first attempt of

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Week of July 22nd

Finished knitting the baby mittens. Taking a break before starting the next set of booties/mittens and making more washcloths. Gathered Sumac seeds and more apple and pear seeds. Trying to broaden my knowledge and learnto identify field greens. Not much

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Week of July 15th

Not much this week. Took a mental holiday. Finished one of the baby mittens, but still uncertain about them. Tweaked the pattern to based on photos of baby mittens from Sirdar’s “Gorgeous Baby Book 264”, so they look better. But

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Week of April 22nd

Working on making cane fishing poles. Since the previous pole broke on the first catch, I am building these to be able to still function after the pole breaks. I run lightweight bankline from the handle to the tip and

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Week of April 15th

Had another bout with a stomach bug. Can’t remember getting sick this often. Working on putting hiking/camping gear together this winter. I am mostly done with a bedroll and tarp tent, just need to figure out better straps. Started working

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Week of April 8th, 2019

The Sand Plums have leafed and blossomed, the Mulberries have leafed, and the Honey Locust are just starting to bud. The White Pines that I heeled in last fall didn’t survive the winter. I need to check on Black Cherries

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On Politics

version 0.2 There are only three primary political parties: Rousseau, Hobbes, and Locke. These parties are archetypes and are not necessarily mutually exclusive. In Rousseau, the social contract involves giving up one’s individual rights and submitting to the general will.

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