Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mountain Tea

I often get ideas to write about from my Mom, who grew up on a local Tennessee hillside farm back in the day before you could go to the store and find 10 choices of anything you want. They knew … Continue reading

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Ironweed

Ironweed (Veronia altissima) is the purple flowers you see growing on a tall, slender stalk in pasture and hay fields while driving down the road. It seems particularly plentiful this year. Ironweed can grow to a height of 7 to … Continue reading

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On This Harvest Moon

On September 11th through the 14th be sure to look to the east at sunset and behold the most famous of all full moons, the Harvest Moon. Its nostalgia goes back to the days before electricity, when it was used … Continue reading

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