Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 18, 2014

Field Trip to the Last Standing Beech Tree

Field Trip to the Last Standing Beech Tree.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 14, 2014

Compassion for an Injured Chick

Compassion for an Injured Chick.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 13, 2014

Article on Injection Wells

Small House Under a Big Sky:

Be-aware the Dangers of Fracking and Injection Wells

Originally posted on Michigan Land Air Water Defense:

From MLAWD member Cindy Vigneron, Delton

Industry advertises and MDEQ proclaims deep drilling–whether for fracking or hazardous waste injection wells–is safe.  However, these glib assurances are based on the unverified assumption that deep rock layers are impermeable and well casings will last forever.

Respected geologists and engineers point out that long-term deep well integrity is a serious problem; well casings are nearly certain to fail sooner or later; some already have, creating the risk that injected hazardous substances, along with dangerous gases and radiation that nature had locked safely away from us, can make their way up from deep layers via geological anomalies and out of failed casings towards or into groundwater and surface air.

MLAWD board member Karen Fifelski understands this danger well.  “I’m a farmer’s wife and I see how fast cement cracks and crumbles, and I’ve picked enough rocks to know that the earth moves; that’s not helping…

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Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 11, 2014

Taming Chicks – Adventures in Chicken Keeping

Taming Chicks – Adventures in Chicken Keeping.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 4, 2014

What I Learned from Rescuing Two Week Old Chicks (with their Momma)

What I Learned from Rescuing Two Week Old Chicks (with their Momma).

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 4, 2014

Making Homemade Kahlua for Gifts

Making Homemade Kahlua for Gifts.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | December 1, 2014

Taking Advantage of the Short Thaw

Taking Advantage of the Short Thaw.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | November 29, 2014

Reorganizing the Kitchen Pantry

Reorganizing the Kitchen Pantry.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | November 25, 2014

Manifesting a New Homestead

Manifesting a New Homestead.

Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky | November 23, 2014

Signs of Health and Wealth on our Homestead

Signs of Health and Wealth on our Homestead.

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