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So You Think You Know About Raccoons?
By Sharon Cacho · 5 years ago
Did you know: The raccoons’ name is actually spelled two different ways: racoon and raccoon. It seems that it depends on which side of the pond (A.K.A. the Atlantic Ocean) you are on. Americans spell ...
California Drought Update 2014
By Sharon Cacho · 5 years ago
California is in its third year of little to no rain. It’s interesting that as the East Coast was literally bombarded with rain and snow, we had virtually nothing. Water? What water? Here in hot ...
The Bread Riots of the Civil War
By Sharon Cacho · 5 years ago
These particular set of riots are known as the "Southern Bread Riots" or the "Civil War Riots". Although there was plenty of food in some areas, they were having trouble getting it through to other ...
Little Known Facts and Other Uses for Rolling Pins
By Sharon Cacho · 6 years ago
Who invented them? Why were they invented? Are they only good for rolling out bread dough and cookies? I will answer these and other... very interesting things about our need for rolling pins! First, not ...
Countersinking: Finishing nails
By Sharon Cacho · 6 years ago
Anyone that has looked at a "finished" woodworking project, only to see unsightly nails or screws that are still showing should shudder! If you want to know how to "hide" the screws and nails, read ...
Important Factors in the Art of Pyrography
By Sharon Cacho · 6 years ago
There are several key factors that are important to remember while you are using the medium of pyrography. First, it is important to know what this particular word means and the art form it represents. ...