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A Shared Heritage

These ancient mountains share an origin with the West Highland Way in Scotland. Hard to believe, eh? I learned about this bit of geological goodness from a friend of mine who was recently in Scotland. She mentioned to her group mates that the terrain reminded her so much of the geography here that if the … Continue reading A Shared Heritage

Poison Ivy and Its Cure

broomsedge, poison ivy cure

We've all encountered this itchy weed and there are some nifty sayings meant to help in identification. Leaves of three? Let it be!Hairy Vine, no friend of mine!red leaflets in spring is a dangerous thing. I've spent many years eradicating poison ivy from the property; not talking about spraying but actually digging up the roots! … Continue reading Poison Ivy and Its Cure