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The Magnificent Ocean Meets The Blue Barley Cowl

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Barley is awesome stuff… It’s what gives us great tasting beer and Scottish whiskey but also makes some great tasting bread. It’s fun to explore all the varieties of grains that can be grown across the prairie. I like the … Continue reading

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The Brave, Devoted Purple Thistle Cowl

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The purple thistle has one big claim to fame. It’s the national symbol of Scotland.  In Celtic history the thistle represents bravery, devotion, durability, determination and strength. Just try to pick one and find out how much respect it demands. … Continue reading

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Visiting the land of Fairies In My Knockma Hood

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Family history is our link to those who have gone before us.  I’m often asked why St. Patrick’s day is such a “big deal” to my family. For those that know my family well you’ve heard this before, but here … Continue reading

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This Triticale Lace Scarf isn’t for Cows

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Most people will connect Triticale not as a plant but as part of an episode of Star Trek but as a farmer, Triticale is an interesting plant with an interesting name. It’s so similar to wheat that at first glance … Continue reading

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