Courage, by Lindbergh

“It isn’t for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security.”

– Anne Morrow Lindbergh, daughter of Charles Lindbergh

Bell Pepper Facts

Bell PepperDid you know you can check the gender of bell peppers? Turn them over… the ones with four bumps are female and those with three bumps are male.

The female peppers are full of seeds, but sweeter and better for eating raw and the males are better for cooking.

Have Patience, by Saadi

Have patience. Everything is difficult before it is easy. – Saadi

Stray Voltage and Electric Fencing

stray voltage graphicStray voltage: The invisible and hard to explain situation that can occur on and around electric fences.

I don’t know how many questions, phone calls and emails I have received over the years that have ultimately been a result of

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Green Goodness Juice

Green Juice DrinkGreen Goodess Juice

1 handful of fresh spinach
2 collard leaves
3 stalks celery
1/2 cucumber Read more

Solar Trickle Chargers – Battery Maintainers Defined

Which Solar Trickle Charger? – Choose the best solar battery trickle charger to keep your fence energizer, sensor and other batteries topped up.

Two highly ranked solar powered trickle chargers.

These super low watt (5 or less) solar devices are more commonly referred to as battery maintainers because although they produce enough juice to keep a battery charged they are not designed to bring a dead battery back to full charge. Read more

Honey, Nut and Date Pie Crust

Pie CrustHoney Nut and Date Pie Crust

1 cup pecans, soaked 12 hours, drained and dehydrated for 12 hours
1 cup walnuts, soaked 12 hours, drained and dehydrated for 12 hours
1/3 cup raw honey
1/2 teaspoon salt Read more

Science Proves It: An Apple a Day is Good

ApplesModern science reported recently that eating apples inhibits the growth of bowel and liver cancer cells in the laboratory.

Rui Hai Liu, lead scientist at Cornell’s Department of Food Science, wrote in the journal Nature, Read more

Mental Attitude and Results – Henry Ford

Henry Ford

“If you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford

The Physics of an Electric Fence – How It Works

Electric FenceQ: If you are grounded and touch an electric fence that is at 10,000V, say, you will experience a shock. What happens if you were to jump in the air when touching the fence? Would you still feel a shock? Read more

Tahini Dressing

TahiniTahini Dressing

1 cup of sesame seeds soaked for 3 hours.
Blend with soak water until fairly smooth.

Then add to blender: Read more

Three Reasons to Eat More Squash

SquashBesides being a colorful side on your turkey plate, squash also comes loaded with good-for-you nutrients. Here are three good reasons to lap up that leftover squash:

1. Better blood pressure: Squash is rich in potassium, a mineral known for helping keep BP under control. Read more

The Perception of Abundance

“Scarcity consciousness always sees the cup as empty or less than half full. Abundance consciousness knows the cup is always overflowing. And when you’re in your greatness…  you are the cup.” – Kim Church

Banana Blueberry Treat

Blueberry DrinkBanana Blueberry Treat

3 bananas
1 cup of blueberries
1 cup of water
1 handful of parsley
1-2 leaves of kale Read more

Security, Independence and Dictatorships, by F. D. Roosevelt

“True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.”

– Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America

Cashew Milk

Nut MilkCashew Milk

1 cup of cashews
4 cups water Read more

Evidence that Organic is Tastier

Farm ProduceIn any controversy it can be helpful to consider the views of disinterested parties. So, on the subject of agricultural policy and practice, it’s worth noting that an unimpeachable neutral group has joined the ranks of those who prefer organic foods over foods produced with the help of synthetic chemicals. Read more

DIY Mini Electric Fence

Electric FenceHow to make an electric fence out of a disposable camera: Read more

Motivation and Bathing

Bathing“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

– Zig Ziglar

Speed and Determination, by Confucius

Tortise and HareIt does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.

– Confucius

Zucchini Tomato Pasta

PastaZucchini Tomato Pasta

5 zucchini
20 cherry tomatoes, halved
4 sun dried tomatoes, soaked
4 Tbs. olive oil Read more

Nutrition and Healing – Dr. Roger Williams

Nutrition PyramidThe human body heals itself and nutrition provides the resources to accomplish the task.”

– Roger Williams, Ph.D. (1971)

The History of the Electric Fence

Electric Fencing began out as merely a fictional idea in the 1889 novel “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” by American humorist and writer Mark Twain.

David H. Wilson obtained United States Patent 343,939 in 1886, combining protection, an alarm bell, and telephone communications. He constructed an experimental 30-mile electric fence energized by a water wheel in Texas in 1888, but it was not successful.

In 1906, the Russian army improvised electric fences during the Russo-Japanese War at Port Arthur.

In 1915, during World War I, the German army electrified fences along the border between Belgium and the Netherlands to prevent unauthorized movement of people across the border. The fences covered Read more

Electric Fence Videos

Electric Fence Videos

Fence TestThe first video is a good illustration of how an electric fence can
shock, startle and humble a person, but not seriously injure them.
I’m sorry, but having spent a lot of time on farms when I was a kid,
I can’t help but laugh out loud. Read more

Beanless Frijoles

Refried BeansBeanless Frijoles (Refried Beans)

2 cups sprouted rye seeds
1 Apple
1 Red Chili
2 tsp. Mexican seasoning Read more

Biophotons and Food

Biophotons and Food

BiophotonsAnother important aspect of raw foods is the energetic aspect. Without light there is no health. We are human photocells whose ultimate biological nutrient is sunlight.

Dr. Johanna Budwig from Germany has stated that live foods are electron rich and act as high-powered electron donors and as solar resonance fields in the body to attract, store, and Read more

Freedom vs. Opinions

Nagging Woman“In my studies of Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, Abraham, Noah, Moses and others, I’ve learned that one does not possess freedom until they are independent of the good opinions of others.”

– Dr. Jim Carey, PhD

Analyze The Security of Your Home

Unfortunately, as this book points out, most people don’t seek out home security books or take steps to increase home security until or unless they’ve been the victim of a crime.

Have you ever wondered just how secure your home or residence is from home intrusion? Do you feel your town or neighborhood makes you immune to crime? If so, “Essential Home Security” is a highly worthy read. The book exposes common security issues found in personal dwellings and Read more

Walnut Cake

Walnut CakeWalnut Cake

2 cups walnuts
1 cup dates
2 cups carrot puree
1 cup poppy seeds
2 tbsp. dried orange peel Read more

The “Vitality” of Food

Does Food Have “Vitality” And Can We Absorb Its Life-Force?

A Variety of FoodOf particular interest is the technique of counting photon emissions. Every living organism emits biophotons or low-level luminescence (light with a wavelength between 200 and 800 nanometers). This light energy is thought to be stored in the DNA during photosynthesis and Read more