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Sustainable Living Fair coming September 14-15

Sustainable Living Fair coming September 14-15 Yes, it is 38 miles south of Cheyenne, but well worth the drive to this summer outdoor learning festival.  I will be attending again, and looking for future benefits for us. Not sure ?  Fort Collins and Loveland are cities where I have raised my family, ran businesses and […]

Originally posted on Quantum Veil:
My previous posts have focused on the evidence for a rational agent inherent in the laws of physics.  There has been an implicit assumption that the laws of physics are rigorously deterministic.  But clearly life is not deterministic, so it was necessary for me to point to some possible feature…

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
by Greg Mayer The New York Times reports that Rep. Rush Holt (D-New Jersey) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to support the designation of February 12, 2013 as Darwin Day. Holt, a former research physicist and Jeopardy champion, represents Princeton, New Jersey, where his…

Country music week: Day 6

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
One more day to go. “Man of Constant Sorrow” is an old country song, which, according to Wikipedia, was first recorded by Dick Burnett, a “partially blind fiddler from Kentucky.” A later version, recorded in 1928 by Emry Arthur, can be heard here. The song has changed a…

FDA shuts down nut plant after salmonella outbreak sickens 41

Originally posted on Eatocracy:
U.S. regulators shut down a New Mexico nut-processing facility Monday after the plant was linked to an outbreak of salmonella earlier this year. The Food and Drug Administration’s decision to suspend the registration of the Sunland Inc. plant in Portales, New Mexico, comes after health officials traced the June outbreak to…

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Wyoming Prairie Dog Hunt: Score!

Originally posted on Quam Blog:
Dog Hunting north of Laramie, WY Now I can tell you what the hype is all about for prairie dog hunts!  I just returned from a customer hunt in Wyoming.  We met in Denver, stopped by the HIVIZ offices for a brief tour and meetings before heading up to Albany,…

Tornado in Wyoming!

Originally posted on Primal Outdoors:
*All photos courtesy of Wheatlandradio.com Here in Wyoming the only weather-related disasters I usually think about are blizzards, droughts, wildfires and perhaps floods.  Add tornadoes to the list. A tornado churned through Wheatland, Wyo., on Friday, June 7. This tornado in Wheatland, Wyo., on Friday, June 8, was an F-2…

Karma Chameleon

Originally posted on WhenCrazyMeetsExhaustion:
The minute I hit “publish” on my last post, which was admittedly seething with Debbie Downerisms, I was bothered by it. I’m not really a negative person (PROOF: this sign hangs in our foyer!): and I am ashamed that I allowed a small group of people and incidents to have such…

REAL LIFE DARWIN AWARDS

Originally posted on Asknod Veterans Claims Help:
This (or most of it) from members Paul and Leigh. Take 1 (one) Add 1 (one) Stir gently with ® Introduce .45 ACP round into boot being careful to miss steel toe (like that might have helped): Serve with a side of EMT and depart for quick trip…

No Right Turns

Originally posted on The Liberty Tree:
What do the candidates say? Is anybody listening, or are cliches the basis of civic knowledge? The Liberty Tree View original post

Colorado’s Fourteeners

Originally posted on lovelivingincolorado:
When we moved to Colorado we knew Colorado was home to the Rocky Mountains.  However, we didn’t realize that Colorado is home to over 50 cloud scrapers or peaks that are above 14,000 feet.  This website (http://www.14ers.com/) gives a lot of information about the 14ers. Mt. Elbert is the highest mountain…

My weekend was full of art, baseball, corgis and antiques. I am highly caffeinated today to manage my sleepy eyes. Yesterday after the Rockies won (and the top of my legs were seriously sunburned) my friend told me about the Denver Chalk Art Festival in Larimer Square. We headed over and took a walk around…

Originally posted on SageTalk:
Empires come and go; Builders last forever. The thing built is less important than those doing the building. In fact, the real value in anything is the individual. Because the physical is temporal, we find comfort in measuring the creation. Less comfortable is acknowledging the intangible value of the creator. Silver…

Originally posted on SageTalk:
There are a plethora of benefits from a childhood spent horseback in a sea of cowhides. On the open prairies under the big skies of Montana, one thing is quickly learned: You are expected to come prepared and ready to work. Generally, the most that is known about the daily adventure…

Great article, and important reminder to ourselves that we must guard ourselves against tyranny in all forms, for it can spread if we do not step forward to oppose it.