Mom took me and Uzzi for a walk the day before yesterday, and we all got ticks. Now Uzzi and I have itchy spots where Mom took them off. Ow!
Rose hips, also called rose haws, are the bright-red fruit of rose plants both tame and wild.
Wild roses always have five petalsâ€”no more, no lessâ€”and while most are pink, some are white, yellow or red.
For the past three weeks, I’ve been blogging fun stuff about donkeys, but here’s a serious topic. Lots of donkeys need good homes, and you could adopt one if you like.
Donkeys are famous! At least some of them are. Here are some noteworthy donkeys you might or might not have heard of. If you can think of others, please leave a comment. Our donkey, Ishtar, wants to know!
I’ve been thinking about the many things I’ve blogged about, and I haven’t talked much about donkeys! Oh, I blogged about donkeys as livestock guardians, but not about everyday donkey stuff or the wild and wacky things Mom learned about donkeys when writing The Donkey Companion (Storey Publishing, 2008).
I’ve never had the bad skin reaction to poison ivy, but I’m a goat, so I’m not susceptible to it. Humans are, however. Here’s what causes it and how to avoid it.
Mom once portrayed a mixed-blood Ojibwe-French lady called Susanne Bouche when working at the Minnesota Historical Society. One of the things Susanne did was gather wild plants for food and medicine. Mom loved that part!
This blog is for Abigail, who wanted to know more about having lambs. I said I’d blog about it when our next lamb arrived, and he’s here!
Mom’s making greeting cards like her Christmas holiday cards featuring Esme to give her friends as gifts.