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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
I'm a freelance writer in Ohio. My blog, http://semi-farmed.blogspot.com/, is where you'll find me writing about my family, local food, and sustainable living.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Hmm- Gumbo!
Currently reading:
Bringing it to the Table by Wendell Berry
Currently listening to:
Iron & Wine- Kiss Each Other Clean
My latest DIY project:
Working on building my first chicken coop! :)
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The Monster in My Closet

**cross-posted from my blog, Semi-Farmed Kind of Life. If you enjoy reading it, please follow me on Blogger and help me hit my goal of 25 followers by June!**


There comes a time as a homesteader when you reach a plateau, one where all the things you've begun to do on your own become a little overwhelming in quantity. It comes to each of us differently, but, rest assured, it comes nonetheless. You might find…


Posted on May 23, 2011 at 7:44pm — 2 Comments

Give It Away Now

**cross-posted from my blog, Semi-Farmed Kind of Life. Please visit me there and say hello!**


After a full ten days of blissed out hanging out, it's almost time to head back to the world of deadlines, meetings, and paperwork. Toady has been mostly about putting the homestead back in order so we can function around here for the next four days with all the rush that goes along with work and school days.…


Posted on May 16, 2011 at 4:04pm — 1 Comment

Working on Purpose: Success Is Helping Others

**cross-posted from my blog,Semi-Farmed Kind of Life. Please visit the blog to enter the book giveaway.**


I think I truly needed this. A week's worth of respite: soul searching, time spent with family, and a chance to do some honest-to-goodness physical labor with my hands in the dirt. It's been like a balm for my heart, which had seriously been struggling with the concept of employment these last few weeks. …


Posted on May 11, 2011 at 4:33pm

A Little Hard Work Never Killed Anyone (But It Sure Made 'Em Sore)

**cross-posted from my blog, Semi-Farmed Kind of Life, that highlights my family's adventures as we establish our own organic subsistence farm in NE Ohio. If you enjoy it, please subscribe and tell a friend. **


I woke up today to screaming thighs. It's astonishing how out of shape you can get over a long winter while working a desk job. Fortunately, I've got several free days left to get back in the swing of…


Posted on May 9, 2011 at 9:11am

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At 12:40pm on April 27, 2011, Angie Thomas said…

OSU NR degree

other available OSU online degrees

Here is a link to some information about the NR program, plus another link to the other degrees you can get online through Oregon State.  Right now I am trying to overcome the seething rage that only comes from online math classes...after I finish my homework, I would be glad to answer any questions you might have!  I do love my program...I am just not a math lover.

At 1:52pm on May 3, 2011, Angie Thomas said…
Hi!  I don't know if you looked into my NR program or not, but my advisor told me about new requirements that are starting for anyone admitted this summer or after.  Here is the guide:  New NR requirements

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