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How to Build a Wood Stove Fire

by KMS Woodworks for Networx.com The key to using a wood stove efficiently is to build a hot fire. Isn't all fire hot? Yes, but not hot enough. Modern wood stoves can have burn efficiencies of …

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10 Tips for Moving On: A Wildfire Survival Story

There is no question that our attitudes and perceptions of life events have impact upon our health and well-being. There are times in life, from which there is no escape from stress. How we heal f…

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The Cat-astrophic Cat-alyst

It's been†nearly six†years since that dreadful night, but to this day I still can't catch the slightest whiff of smoke without reliving the moments that nearly drove my world asunder. My daughter, …

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Millet Burgers with Chive Pesto

The ancient Chinese created the Five Elements, fire, earth, metal, water, and wood, to explain the interconnectedness of all life.† When used to balance ones diet and for healing purposes these elemen…

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Feng Shui to Attract Backyard Wildlife

In the month before my mother died, she took utter delight watching a robin who built a nest in the window box on her front porch, laid beautiful turquoise blue eggs, and then fed the chicks work. I h…

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Release Old Burdens for Spring

The Earth renews herself in spring and so can we. If you have a habit you want to release (like smoking, compulsive eating, or chronic complaining, for example), or if old emotions are weighing on you…

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Grow a Pleasure Garden

Itís fun to apply a garden metaphor to our lives now that Spring is nearly here. If you would like to cultivate a life with more meaningful pleasure in it, a life connected to nature and to your own d…

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:-) Cute! Thanks for sharing.

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Sigh...can I please borrow this cat to teach my sweetie this skill?

Wonderful article thank you