Monthly Archives: October 2017

Hanford, WA

So last weekend we went to the Hanford Site and took a tour.  This was spurred on by my reading Orchard of Eden: White Bluffs on the Colombia 1907-1943.  This was a fascinating book about the settlement and then condemnation … Continue reading

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My Immigrant Ancestors

  So I received the present of a DNA test through  It took me a while to get it done since I needed to do it without eating or drinking anything first.  My morning coffee was the problem, but … Continue reading

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Lard and Cracklings

So yesterday before the manhunt at our place (I posted about this on my facebook page) I cut up lard from last year’s pig to render it.  It is still in an effort to clear out space in our freezer. … Continue reading

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