Preserving Berries with the Blonde Butter Maker: Fruit Leather You may have learned that American Indians preserved wild berries by drying them in patties, but did you know that our European hunter gatherer ancestors did just the same thing? Berries of all kinds were important to survival, providing a boost of vitamins in the spring. Today there are products on grocery store shelves …


The Tactics of the Troubles – Part I

In this series the goal is not to answer the question of how Northern Ireland became such a bloody battle ground. The goal is to examine the evolution and tactics of the conflict. Three factions will be studied: the Republicans, the Loyalists, the British State. via The American Sun