Memorial Day is observed in remembrance of the Americans who have died fighting for their country. Serving in the armed forces is not an easy task even when the nation is at peace, and in wartime, ...
Prehistory refers to the past for which there is no written history, which means that the primary information comes from the findings of archaeology. One of the periods of European prehistory is the ...
Earlier this week, in between the much-appreciated & simultaneously disagreeable-to-hiking rain storms, I took my dogs out for a wildflower sight-seeing hike. We went to a close, common hike for us, ...
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT)
We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 6:30 a.m. Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel ...
A wild boar and domestic pigs from Darwin's The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication
In 2001, Michael Pollan authored a fine popular science book called ...
This is a short diary and I am advocating nothing.
I don't understand why the systematically oppressed and murdered without justice in this country are always supposed to take the higher ground ...
Mature hugelkultur bed after 20 years
I have 5 Ponderosa Pines at the end of my yard. Sure, they're great for shade, but what do you do with trees that shed long needles all over the place and ...
The Ute Indians, for whom the state of Utah is named, had an aboriginal homeland which included much of the present-day states of Colorado and Utah as well as portions of New Mexico and Arizona. The ...
A short diary, praising the kindness, dedication, compassion, and steadfast good spirit who is known here as Joy of Fishes.
More may be forthcoming from others Kossacks.
I'll merely remark that she ...