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The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.

— Ernest Hemingway  (via may-hew)

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dustjacketattic:

ariele alasko by arden wray

dustjacketattic:

ariele alasko by arden wray

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scorpiowithpisces:

                                 WATER and WATER 

When Water meets Water, there is no resistance, resulting in a continual stream of inspiration, flowing eventually into a greater ocean of enlightenment - or on the negative side, it may trickle into a stagnant inlet,where there is no escape. Water cools the thirst but, when out of control,brings destructive floods. The choice lies equally with both individuals…

scorpiowithpisces:

                                 WATER and WATER 

When Water meets Water, there is no resistance, resulting in a continual stream of inspiration, flowing eventually into a greater ocean of enlightenment - or on the negative side, it may trickle into a stagnant inlet,where there is no escape. Water cools the thirst but, when out of control,brings destructive floods. The choice lies equally with both individuals…

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade

— Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (via fortheloveofmegan)

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motherearthnewsmag:


Render Fat to Make Handmade Soap

By Tammy Kimbler

Our family prides itself on being frugal. We buy whole portions of grass-fed and pastured meat every year from our local family farm here in Minnesota. We don’t just get the choice bits either, we get almost the entire animal. That includes bones, organs, heads, tails and feet. It also includes the fat; tallow from the beef and lard from the hogs. I use the lard in cooking, particularly for deep frying and pastries, and both the lard and the tallow are great for candles, balms and soap. [Find out how!]

motherearthnewsmag:

Our family prides itself on being frugal. We buy whole portions of grass-fed and pastured meat every year from our local family farm here in Minnesota. We don’t just get the choice bits either, we get almost the entire animal. That includes bones, organs, heads, tails and feet. It also includes the fat; tallow from the beef and lard from the hogs. I use the lard in cooking, particularly for deep frying and pastries, and both the lard and the tallow are great for candles, balms and soap. [Find out how!]

themindscanvas:

Chicago: Heritage General Store - Laura Dart

themindscanvas:

Chicago: Heritage General Store - Laura Dart

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