• Field Dressing and Butchering Deer

    Depending on where you live and your weapon of choice, you may already be getting set for deer season. If this is your first hunt, you probably should peruse a copy of Field Dressing and Butchering Deer: Step-by-Step Instructions, From Field to Table by Monte Burch first.  This handy book contains clear instructions and a… Continue Reading…

    Field Dressing and Butchering Deer
  • Mushroom Rock State Park

    As the many etched names attest, Mushroom Rock was an object of interest long before it became part of a state park.  Native tribes met there frequently, and explorers ranging from John Frémont to Kit Carson probably passed by on their travels. On the heels of the explorers came the groups of covered wagons.  The… Continue Reading…

    Mushroom Rock State Park
  • An Egg of a Different Color

    Perhaps before you started raising chickens, you always bought the cheap carton of uniform white eggs at the grocery store.  Then somewhere along the line, maybe you became more health-conscious and upgraded to the carton of brown free-range eggs. Even after you started keeping your own flock of laying hens, a little bit of color… Continue Reading…

    An Egg of a Different Color


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