Seed Collecting- Part 1, by Sarah Latimer

The fall season has arrived and so have the cool, or downright cold, night temperatures that go with it. The garden has not only past its peaked but mostly “petered out” with relatively little left in the garden. Though you may feel inclined to clear or burn the garden and till the soil in preparation for winter snow, I encourage you to wait. There may be a treasure to be snatched from it first, if you dare engage in the adventure of seed collecting. If you have grown plants that are a heirloom variety or at least are a variety …

Letter Re: Questions on Gas

Hugh, I would like to ask a question to your other readers. What is the difference between butane, propane, CNG, and piped in home natural gas? Can they be used interchangeably? For instance, can I burn butane in my propane camp stove? Can I use propane in my refillable butane lighters? Can all of these be used in propane vehicles, et cetera? – D.H.

Economics and Investing:

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Odds ‘n Sods:

The lamestream media recently noted that Hitlery Clinton has demanded a stepstool at the upcoming presidential debate, because she feels height challenged. I think that she must be channeling North Korea’s Comrade Nam II’s penchant for trickery at the Panmunjon Peace Talks. Comrade Clinton certainly is using the Collectivist playbook to full advantage. – JWR o o o A person can dream can’t they? – Man Shouts “Hillary For Prison” And Clinton Responds With “Let’s Make It Happen!” – M.R. o o o LA Police Union: Commission Wants Cops To Run From Armed Suspects – B.B. o o o Suspect …