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home : home & garden : home & garden May 23, 2018

Bee Lives Matter
Historians and archeologists tell us that human beings began collecting wild honey about 10,000 years ago. Evidence shows up in ancient North African pottery, Egyptian art, and honey in jars has been recovered from the tombs of the Pharaohs. By 600 BCE the Picts of ancient Scotland - naturally it was the Scots - were brewing honey-ale, or mead, a legacy which comes down to us even in poetry such as the epic of Beowulf, which means bee-wolf, or bear.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Changes to recycling program
Changes in environmental quality regulations in China are having a direct impact on recycling here in Sisters.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Students help raise a house in Sisters
There seems to be something about Sisters that draws students from Minnesota for Collegiate Challenge Week. This year's visiting group hailed from Sage Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. They are the seventh group from Minnesota to come to Sisters and help the local Habitat, Marie Clasen, Habitat's Family Services Manager said. They worked on Becky Conner's future home and helped with concrete footings for Bear and Mary Gray's home.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Greenhouse Mouse
I have been at war with rodents for most of my life. I am presently doing battle with a particularly clever mouse in the greenhouse, who has, in full disclosure, managed to outwit my considerable efforts to end his life early and with extreme prejudice.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Look out for barbed wire!
There is a forgotten agricultural product all over the West that's causing thousands of wild birds and mammals to suffer: barbed wire.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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