Category Archives: rural life

Infiltration of LittleTown, U.S.A.: Agenda 21 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho Part 1

Heads Up, Neighbor Think you live in paradise—in a peaceful corner of the earth where, usually, the most daily excitement you get is a celestial sunrise and watching wildlife feed from your front porch?  Nothing ever happens in rural America, … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Daily Herb: A Country Woman’s Journal

This is the entry page to Sara’s blog.  These pages will dally in poetry and practicality–herb as metaphor and remedy.  The thoughtful reader may find book reviews, cultural/political commentary and eclectic bric-a-brac.  The pragmatic of mind will find seasonal garden advice,  herbal knowledge, recipes … Continue reading

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On the Arts of Peace and the Devices of War

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” George Orwell Over the last year, it has come to my attention that, while I have busied myself with the arts of peace, others have been secretly … Continue reading

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Naming the Plants

Even though the snowy land still sits under a leaden sky, and fir trees stand in winter garb, I know spring must be stirring.  Yesterday, I saw a cricket on my bedroom wall and an ant scouting under the kitchen table.  I even … Continue reading

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