My Favorite Tree Barks

My Favorite Tree Barks

Do I really have a favorite? That’s kind of like saying my favorite ice cream. There so many really good ones that I could eat them all.. But if I had to choose, I would choose chocolate, ice cram that is and for tree bark, I would have to say birch...

Dang Prickers!

There’s one thing I really miss about harvesting willow in Missouri, there were never any prickers. Plus the willow was so easy to clean as it grew very dense. You just had to cut off the tops and you had a nice clean stick. Here in the mountains there is alot of extra work to gathering wood, not only because of the dang prickers but because we have big steep hills here. On the bright side, it keeps the buttock in shape even if it is loaded with burdock!...

The Old Homestead

  A view from the old homestead in northern Missouri, God’s country. A sense of peace still surrounds me whenever I think of this...

Frisky Weather

My body may stiffen up when it gets this cold out but my mind heats up with¬†visions of goals, what to make, what to do in the year ahead. Cleaning, organizing and resting this little frame of bones is time well spent now a days…  ...

A Dragonfly Flies to France

Thank You Lydia for your dragonfly purchase. Lydia writes Dragonfly now hangs in Kerstin’s bedroom in Villa Velleron in the tiny Village of Velleron Provence France. She loves it. How amazing!!!!!!!...