Thursday, September 24, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
Our first stop was to feed Little Warrior. He four months old and already 200 pounds. He was the first of a set of twins born this spring. Bison don't have twins very often and the mother rejected him. So he has had to be
In the upper pasture, the children learned how the Native Americans used ALL the parts of the Bison including the dung. The owner of the farm lit some dried white sage and explained how the Native Americans were so grateful for the Bison and said prayers to the Creator giving thanks.
Below you can see some of the kids collecting bison hair. The fibers can be spun into yarn. The bison rub up against this big brush to help remove their heavy winter coats.
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Friday, September 4, 2009
Thursday, September 3, 2009
- 2 cups packed fresh basil
- 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup pine nuts
- 3 medium sized garlic cloves, minced
- salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
In the bowl of a food processor, combine the basil and pine nuts. Pulse a few times. Add the garlic and pulse a few more times. Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is running. Stop to scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
Makes 1 cup
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Doug tried on Sarah's had and said he'd like one in black. That should tell you how well it turned out. So that is on the project list as well. Finally, I found a sweater pattern for Rebekah. I just don't know if I am ready to bite the bullet and try a sweater. I did find a yarn shop not too far away that has classes - what a great birthday present don't you think - hint, hint.