The heart of my home

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The kitchen is the heart of my home. It’s the hub of the domestic wheel. Since it’s where the woodstove is, this time of year, it’s where everyone gathers. And, everything of any importance takes place there: meals get prepared, recipes shared, bills paid, horse grains mixed, tinctures made, messages exchanged; kombucha brewed, coffee sipped and books read. Sometimes I take for granted that the … [Read more...]

DIY medical care

Cover art for When There is no Doctor

BOOK REVIEW When There Is No Doctor: Preventive and Emergency Healthcare in Uncertain Times (Process Self-reliance Series) By Gerard S. Doyle Process Press, 2010, $17.95 Even if you’re not ready to come to terms with the possibility of a very different world in our near future, When There Is No Doctor would be an important addition to your family library. An emphasis on preventive … [Read more...]