The same week about 50 million turkeys were enjoyed for Thanksgiving, vegans came to protest against farmers in a county where livestock outnumber people 100 to one. Follow the links to a Facebook slideshow and more.

While in Park City, I bought this lovely leather mesh, fox and rabbit fur poncho. The leather, of course, is made from the container that our beef dinner originally came in. And someone ate the rabbit for dinner and anything left over got fed to the fox. In turn, theContinue Reading

Wool-Wool.com’s Chrys Hutchings gave me this lovely New Zealand merino wool and paihamu throw to keep me cozy when I’m ready in my leather chair next to the fireplace this Christmas.

The trick to making caramel sauce is to watch the sugar/water mixture and make sure it doesn’t burn. (If it does, it’s tricky to clean up as it hardens. Don’t pour water on it as it will splatter up! Let it cool a bit then use hot water to meltContinue Reading

The wood walkways to our house were wearing out, wobbly and slippery in the winter. So we replaced them with flagstone and concrete.  The new walkways look great and are such a pleasure to stroll along!

Even though this fur is the oldest clothing on the planet, a tour of a fur auction is something most people have never seen.