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book review

I’ve really enjoyed several of the books I’ve read by Sue Hubbell.  She’s a writer now in her 70′s, who was a librarian at Brown University until 1972, when she and her husband moved to the Ozarks to raise bees and sell honey for a living.  After they divorced, she stayed on and worked her [...]

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I admit to being a  fan of Temple Grandin‘s, though I’m more familiar with her works about herself and autism than I am with her works about animals.  Her books that I’ve read are insightful, interesting to read, and they flow well, though they are not (in my opinion) always on the most solid scientific [...]

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When I dive into a new hobby, as I tend to do on a rather frequent basis, I don’t usually make a giant study of it.  I read a few things, observe a lot, may take a class or two, and then jump.  When I got chickens, I took one class, checked out a bunch [...]

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