Camels And North America

A (Brief) History Of Camels In North America Much to everyone’s surprise, Camels were once native to the North American continent. Eleven thousand years ago these Camelops roamed the western United States and, though modern relatives live in Africa and Asia, relatives of the species as a whole may have spread across to Asia fromContinue reading “Camels And North America”

Things That Influence My Writing: Montana Cow Mutilations

**Content Warning: This post discusses the killing and mutilation of animals by unknown perpetrator(s) over the past 50+ years in the United States. As a non-beef eater myself, reader discretion is advised** While the world is caught up with everything that is 2020 (do you have your apocalypse bingo card yet?) I’d like to visitContinue reading “Things That Influence My Writing: Montana Cow Mutilations”

Lo Is Domestic AF: Homemade Sauerkraut FAIL

This year we joined a CSA to support the local economy and are likely to continue doing so moving forward. We received cabbage in one of our weekly shares, so we decided to use Joshua Weissman’s recipe for sauerkraut. His recipe is not to blame. I take all the blame on this one. Jacob saysContinue reading “Lo Is Domestic AF: Homemade Sauerkraut FAIL”

February 2020: “Trillium” by Margaret Lindsay Holton

Summary (Caution – Mild Spoilers): Margaret Holton’s “Trillium” is a story of how three families settle in the Beamsville, Ontario area. The first family begins with Colonel Thomas Hartford and his land grant after the end of the North American Theater of the Seven Years War. These original colonizers eventually chase the native population away,Continue reading “February 2020: “Trillium” by Margaret Lindsay Holton”