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Denise Thornton

WANT TO BE A BIONEER?

I do! I just learned about the Bioneers, and realized that is what I have been trying to be for many years. My grandparents were my pioneer role models.   In middle age, a country school teacher and a rural mailman moved from their house in town to an abandoned farm […]

5 WAYS TO SHOP GREEN IN 2012

Here we are looking at another New Year. My favorite part has always been the resolutions.  A fresh start.  Another chance.  Here are a couple of suggestions to improve the odds for 2012 and save some money along the way. Have you heard of the term buycotting?  It’s the opposite […]

FELLING OUR FRONT YARD

For the past two weeks, two men and a chainsaw have been felling trees all over our 44 acres, winching them out of the woods with a tractor and pulling them down to the barnyard where they wait to be shaped into unmilled timber frame members over the next few […]