After talking to my grandfather about growing up on a Pennsylvania farm from 1922 until 1950, I switched to interviewing an old Alaskan. After Grandpa and Grandma married in 1949, Grandpa moved to Alaska in the spring of 1950, looking for work. Read is story here!
I run into so many people who are interested in starting something new but are afraid to take the first step. The fear of the unknown and failure keeps us from the adventure of finding the life that we love. Looking back thru history Frontiersmen and Settlers were willing to take the first step on […]
Have you ever wondered about your geneology? Have you ever heard stories from your grandparents about their parents or their parent’s parents? Well what about the house they lived in or the house you live in right now? Just like people, homes have stories too. The older the home, the more people lived in it, […]
The end of August brought with it a thrilling discovery, one that has been under my nose (or above my head, if we are being literal) for years. If you have ever seen a tree like this–bearing bright and sour fruits–and wondered what it was or if it could be used for anything, read on. […]
Do you know the history of bitters? What about the benefits they provide? Learn all the facts about bitters and how we use them for our health.
A follow-up up post with more information about one of the most important plants that were collected and used in England during WWII, valerian.