Letter to the Editor

Editor, The News-Gazette: Why is Virginia still under a state of emergency? It is the state of emergency in Virginia that allows Governor Northam to mandate masks, social distancing, and crowd limits. But Virginia isn’t sick, SARS-COV2 isn’t as deadly as we feared and there is little evidence that masks are effective in stopping theContinue reading “Letter to the Editor”

Why is Virginia still under a state of emergency?

With 0-1 deaths related to COVID per day in the entire state, which seems like a pretty clear win, I’m still left wondering – what are we waiting for? In the past few months, there has been an incredible amount of research and data collected to show, definitively, that Virginia (and the nation) are inContinue reading “Why is Virginia still under a state of emergency?”

On the fence?

Creators Of Hope Rising, Revive Us To Host “Non-Essential” Outreach Event For Christian Voters. The live-streamed event will feature worship and influential guest speakers, including Dinesh D’Souza, Charlie Kirk, and Kirk Cameron CHINO HILLS, Calif., Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — From the creators of successful Faith outreach events such as Hope Rising and Revive Us, comes Non-Essential, a get-out-the-voteContinue reading “On the fence?”

Pickling!

Two summers ago I went to a fermentation workshop at Blooming Glen Farm in Bucks County, PA with Amanda O’Brien of Phickle.com. I really enjoyed the workshop and learned a ton. I left feeling inspired and determined to eat only fermented veg from then on. But I ended up killing everything I tried! My cabbageContinue reading “Pickling!”

Puppy Update: 1 year

The “puppies” turned one this week! Here are some of the highlights of their first year: Both collies participated in a Herding Instinct Test in April and performed very well. While we have not had a chance to get any more formal training, we brought home two new lambs that weren’t keen on going to the barn atContinue reading “Puppy Update: 1 year”