Archive for December, 2014

Get Up, Get Out: Pleasant Ridge Park

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

The slower pace and easier workload of a hike will give visitors the opportunity to take in the beauty of the park that mountain bikers might miss such as the old moonshine and grist mills or the old homesteading site. Plus, unlike many mixed-use trails …

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Farmington News Upcoming events, programs and town meetings

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Homesteading Roundtable on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. Join us to make mason jar candles. All materials supplied. Teen Movie: Teens, join us for a screening of Guardians of the Galaxy (PG13) on Friday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. Gordon Lubbers of BRICKS 4 KIDZ will be …

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Deal to buy Welk homestead nears, but lawmakers need to approve funding to run site

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

If the deal is approved, the historical society will assume control of the site July 1, operating it as a state historical site to showcase pioneer farming and homesteading, the Germans from Russia who settled the area and the accomplishments of Welk.

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Deal to buy Welk homestead nears, but money to operate site not in ND governor’s budget

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

If the deal is approved, the Historical Society will assume control of the site July 1, operating it as a state historical site to showcase pioneer farming and homesteading, the Germans from Russia who settled the area and the accomplishments of Welk.

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Homestead Resolutions – Mother Earth News

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Homestead Resolutions
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I expect when it comes to making New Year's resolutions I am not much different than most people. As I sit down and ponder them I'm conflicted because I'm aware that I won't keep most or maybe any of them as I'm truly a creature of habit. Therefore if

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Town pub turns into a snowy log cabin for Christmas – Sleaford Today

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Town pub turns into a snowy log cabin for Christmas
Sleaford Today
Our picture taken here displays the Bull and Dog in Southgate in all its glory after Kevin Monk and fellow staff members and friends dressed up the outside in the style of a snowy log cabin. Mr Monk, whose son runs the pub, said it shows up best at

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Homestead Resolutions

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

I expect when it comes to making New Year’s resolutions I am not much different than most people. As I sit down and ponder them I’m conflicted because I’m aware that I won’t keep most or maybe any of them as I’m truly a creature of habit …

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Term limit turnover: Michigan losing 248 years of legislative experience this year

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

The phrase we used then was ‘homesteading.’ Well I think that was on overreach. Michigan’s term limits are the most onerous in the country.” The Michigan constitution, as amended by voters in 1992, allows politicians to serve three two-year terms …

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North Vancouver Log Cabin Used To Film ‘MacGyver,’ Shaw Fire Log (PHOTOS … – Huffington Post Canada

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
North Vancouver Log Cabin Used To Film 'MacGyver,' Shaw Fire Log (PHOTOS
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A short distance from the highway in a North Vancouver park sits an unassuming log cabin surrounded by tall trees. And while you may not recognize it, you've likely seen it on the small or the big screen. north vancouver cabin. The cabin, which is

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My Beekeeping New Year’s Resolutions – Mother Earth News

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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My Beekeeping New Year's Resolutions
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Even after you have been beekeeping for quite a few years, it is a good idea to set goals, or look for ways to improve your beekeeping. Here are my “Beekeeping Resolutions” for the New Year. These include some goals for myself that might be important

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