Author Archives: hermitsdoor

About hermitsdoor

Up here in the mountains, we have a saying, "You can't get there from here", which really means "We wouldn't go the trouble to do that". Another concept is that "If you don't know, we ain't telling." For the rest, you'll have to read between the lines.

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Impose

impose (v) to establish by authority; to thrust intrusively upon others; to take unfair advantage of Advertisements

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Theatre Review: Native Gardens

I recently had a discussion with a fellow blogger about how we write around personal issues. Our generation does not often openly release posts about distressing events. We are more likely to write about pleasant activities. This is not to … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Implement

implement: (v) the act of carrying out a plan

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Farm Life: What to do with an Old, Rusted Water Trough?

As you know, we re-purpose anything we can.  A dozen years ago, we purchased a number of galvanized, 100 gallon water troughs to use a rain barrels under the down-spouts from our roof.  Metal rusts over time.  Then rust forms … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Fog in August, Winter Forecast 2017-2018

Fall is here… even though we have had at a September of 80F – 90F, this morning, the thermometer read 36F.  Time to take the window fans down!  I saw two wollie-worms in the garden today (one front black & … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Energy Expenditure

How we use energy, and the supply chains and grids which bring this to us, has been on my mind recently. Three Category 5 hurricanes (Harvey, Irma, and Marie) in the past month have knocked down power lines and disrupted, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternativde Facts: Innovation

innovation (n): a novel, creative idea for how to do a familiar task

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