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Yan Tan Tethera: Counting Sheep in Poetry Mittens

Yan Tan Tethera: Counting Sheep in Poetry Mittens

Yan Tan Tethera is a rhyming counting system used by shepherds in the north and highlands and immortalized in the folk song the The Lincolnshire Shepherd (which is available on iTunes, much to my surprise) or  you can hear it on youtube. I like to think Mac would have heard this rhyming count as he exercised the
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The Time Traveler’s Dye: Jewelweed

The Time Traveler’s Dye: Jewelweed

Jewelweed grows from southern Canada to Oklahoma and is often called “touch-me-not” for its exploding seed pods.  As a medicinal, jewelweed is a topical remedy for poison ivy, poison oak, nettle stings and insect bites. It also makes a user friendly introduction to natural dying. Jewelweed will produce color ranging from a lovely peach to
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Lord John Grey’s Felted Wool Mittens

Lord John Grey’s Felted Wool Mittens

One of my favorite characters is Lord John, who is currently on the edge of Quebec (at least on my Kindle reader he is), in The Custom of the Army (Novella): An Outlander Novella…While Lord John isn’t fighting in the snow, the weather is soon to change on him, and New England, as I type
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