February 2013 – Little Tassie Prepper

“Music should strike fire from the heart of man…” – Ludwig Van Beethoven.

Part 3 In the morning we heard over the AM radio that the roads to our property were still closed to all non-emergency traffic.  We were due to check out of the motel in the morning, and we were glad to leave.  As I mentioned previously, the staff were nice and friendly, yet the rooms Read more about “Music should strike fire from the heart of man…” – Ludwig Van Beethoven.[…]

“…there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion” – Dalai Lama

  Part 2 We woke early the next morning and, while listening to the radio over breakfast, we heard that the fire was getting worse and the area was still evacuated.  During the night both Kitty and I felt terrible that we had to leave the dogs behind.  We were also not sure where we Read more about “…there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion” – Dalai Lama[…]

“Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.” – Robert Frost

Part 1. Wow, what an eventful week!  Last Wednesday Kitty called me at work to let me know that she could see a large column of smoke coming from far to the north west of our property.  While on the phone I checked the Fire Tasmania website and it advised of a bush fire burning Read more about “Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.” – Robert Frost[…]

Monsanto vs. American Farmers

I noticed an story on Russia Today, featuring a news article on Monsanto suing farmers.  It states that Monsanto have won more than $23 million from hundreds of farmers who have been sued for patient infringements due to growing Monsanto genetically modified seeds without paying Monsanto.  I will let the article speak for itself. http://rt.com/usa/news/monsanto-seeds-trial-bowman-123/ Read more about Monsanto vs. American Farmers[…]

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tsu

With the start of 2013 come new ideas and directions.  Every day, while at the office in which I work, people ask me questions on my farm or animals.  Several times a day I am asked about growing food, solutions to people’s garden problems or on raising animals.  After answering a question on rabbits recently, Read more about “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tsu[…]