Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – Alpha and Omega

| August 29, 2012

Ecology (noun) – The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. ~ Source: Building on what we talked about in last week’s article in this series, today will be about ecology, growth, and limits. “Ecology”, as you can see, is a wonderfully useful […]

QR Me!

| August 27, 2012

If you’ve got a portable device that has a bar code scanner option, you can use it to read the Universal Product Code (UPC) printed on the packaging of, and often the store shelving that holds, just about everything you might ever want to buy. If your device gives you access to the internet you […]

Scythe Matters

| August 26, 2012

I first mentioned the Maritime Hand Mowing Championships, hosted annually at the Ross Farm Living History Museum, last June in my article Musings of an Apprentice Mower. At the time I stated that Mrs. LFM and I would be attending what was then the 8th annual iteration of that splendid event, and soon after was […]

A Little More Trigger Time

| August 24, 2012

Hard on the heels of yesterday’s LFM Range announcement, I’m taking it easy on you today by simply providing some outdoor eye candy and a review of the Webley & Scott Hurricane. British built Webley & Scott air pistols used to be imported into North America by Beeman Precision Arms, and could also be purchased […]

Not All That Grand Opening of the LFM Shootin’ Range

| August 23, 2012

Everybody who comes here knows that Mrs. LFM and I use a scythe to mow the part of our yard that we actually want to be able to see over. Since I taught her to use it early this summer, our Austrian Scythe has become her favourite tool, and so now we need to acquire […]

Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – Among and Not Above

| August 22, 2012

The scorpions will make nests in your shoes if you leave them there. And be sure not to lean too far back on the seat in the outhouse, or let your testicles swing up under the wood. Black Widows. ~ Amarante Cordova, The Miagro Beanfield War In last week’s Worldy Wisdom Wednesday, I talked about the  […]

A Toe Tapper from a God Fearin’ Man

| August 19, 2012

Not being a Christian I never really got the taste for the Gospel music genre, and neither am I a particularly big fan of the Blue Grass style, although I have encountered exceptions along the way and expect I’ll continue to do so.  The magic ingredient defining the enjoyability of any piece of music that’s […]

Time Travel – I Think Not

| August 16, 2012

“Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.” ~ George Bernard Shaw As entertaining as the literature is, I refuse to become embroiled in discussions, debates, arguments, bar fights, or even late night eye stabbings over the possibility, feasibility, potential reality, or desirability of […]

Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – That First Step on The Path

| August 15, 2012

I’ve gotten more than a few good minds to thinking about the Way of the Wild, and some of the resulting correspondence has respectfully asked me when I was going to get into more practical aspects – most particularly, how I personally go about embracing and expressing the Way of the Wild in my own […]

Everything Old is New Again

| August 12, 2012

There’s an old story set in the days when the fastest and cheapest method of long distance communication was the telegraph. Two men bought a race horse that was doing so well in a series of races that they found themselves with the necessity to enter it in a race that was half a continent […]