“Who Needs A Doctor When You Have the Farmers Almanac”

I love Phil’s piece here. Really made me feel like life was normal for a few minutes!

Notes From The Cactus Patch

I have been reading the revered “Farmers Almanac” for the past 6 months, and it’s surprising how accurate and sometimes, inaccurate it can be.

The Almanac and I go back a long way. My Grandparents introduced me to the book when I was six years old and spent summers on their Texas farm trying to convert myself from a city slicker to a country boy. They were firm believers in the power of its predictions, although they were let down more than a few times.

This fine morning, as I drink a cup of java and read the pages, it tells me the summer in this part of Texas is forecast to be cooler and wetter than average. I know it to be BS the moment I read it. No summer in Texas is cooler and wetter. Every day for us is misery and suffering topped off with biting and…

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Carnivore Dreams – Today – I’m following my friends’ advice

Women friends. I've known for some time women are a lot smarter if sometimes not logical or analytical enough at times--they are wiser over-all. Well, I had planned yesterday to look up a blogger or website a friend of mine recommended (thanks Susan), but of course, yet again, my father took a turn and we … Continue reading Carnivore Dreams – Today – I’m following my friends’ advice