slide show - our vegetable garden 2008. It worked, it worked, it worked and it was a lot of work! At the time I was strongly into growing and eating local, 100 mile diet, shifting to more self sustaining kinds of activities and worked on growing a garden that would feed us. For the most part it worked, but so much to learn, so much work and while we won the slug fest (literally - the slugs of Pacific Northwest climate) that year, we have been losing the slug fest annually.
historical fiction novel 'And Should We Die' by Arthur Ruger
'And Should We Die' is a historical novel, written by Arthur Ruger. Based on an actual event, Arthur Ruger writes as descendant of ancestors of the Mormon Handcart Tragedy of 1856. With a compassionate look at a little known tragedy in American pioneer history; the Willie-Martin handcart trek (the last of the handcart pilgrimages) with incredulous hardships that took so many lives.