Voices drift, flakes of ice, on this wintry November morning and as we take off from the Great Plains, the pain and pride sets in of homesteader memories of churning butter
and bullets, quilting blizzards and bison and Jefferson's Lewis and Clark streaming free through unwritten histories and the uncertain beauty of sky wide fields of legendary tracks of land and mountains of dreams and thunders, stars and winds, hay and corn cobs on plates, lampshades, banisters, walls, high ceilings, and even door handles.
Beautifully illustrated with glossy colour photographs, this indispensable home companion advises readers on subjects such as ethical shopping, stock rearing, cleaning without chemicals, natural fibres, baby-care, pure bath products, drying herbs, training espalier fruit trees, recycling, sustainable building, solar heating, saving energy, preserving fruit and vegetables, natural remedies, churning butter
and 'green' campaigning.
In addition to making cheese and churning butter
, my mother and my two sisters, both older than I, did a lot of canning.
Come to the YPC booth to vote for your favorite ASABE past president or key staff member who you would like to see perform tasks such as churning butter
and shelling corn.
She was the only black student in her high school when she graduated in 1909, but said she never experienced discrimination there whether she was in class, churning butter
for a local family or playing shortstop on a town baseball team."In Glastonbury, I didn't know if I was white or black," she said in 1994.
There will be demonstrations, fancy dress, music and the chance for the public to try activities and pastimes of the era, such as riding a penny farthing, churning butter
and listen to a brass band while watching a game of croquet.
Charles and Pearl Cox, "an old school" mountain family introduced him to milking cows, churning butter
, and cooking on a woodstove.
Similarly, David Siceloff's recollections of the pure torture of churning butter
day after day drive home the tedium that went with much household work (pp.
One could get the impression that computer science or students learning to and through computer programming had gone the way of churning butter
He well remembers the chore of churning butter