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Cutting Up Meat

Harvesting Deer for Meat Series

This week Winding Pathways will feature two blogs that cover the “ins and outs” of harvesting deer, landowner responsibilities and a sample agreement between landowners and deer hunters. This blog includes The Law, Equipment, and Ways to Process a Deer. The next blog on this topic will cover how landowners can manage hunters on their […]

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A kid and a cricket

Late Summer and Early Fall Insects

As summer winds down, our warm weather has continued in the upper Midwest and insects are having a heyday.  Cicadas still call and Katydids make quite a racket at night. Behind all these summer sounds is the high pitched “cheek-cheek-cheek” of crickets.  Mosquitoes persist as do any number of tiny biting insects the gravitate to […]

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Rhubarb

Enjoying Rhubarb

About seven years ago we moved from a small house near downtown to Winding Pathways. We looked forward to our new home but didn’t want to leave some plants we’d cared for in the former yard. One was rhubarb. Fortunately, our move happened in early spring, so we were able to dig up dormant roots […]

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We walk alone yet together in life

Empowerment

The world seems stressed now and yet, the tools we can use to help center and calm are sometimes gathering dust as we try to “figure things out.”  In this time of Lenten Reflection and approaching Passover, Sheryl Crow’s song and lyrics resonate with me.  “Out of Our heads” And I remember the work of […]

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Photovoltaics

Learning from Photovoltaics

To:  Robert Dix, Brad Duggan, and Lisa Henderson  (all helped us with photovolotaic) What we’ve learned from our PV System  This week our photovoltaic system has given us a great learning opportunity.   We’ve now had several crystal clear days and the envision monitoring system clearly shows the electric production hour per hour.   It’s […]

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