Kristin Murdock could be called the world's only "entre-manure", after finding great success in turning cow dung into fun creations.
It all started while hiking near Lake Powell, Utah,... More > when she stumbled upon a batch of old sun-dried cow droppings. What a great gag gift for the person who has everything, she thought. She gathered a few, lacquered and drilled holes in them, and stuffed them with a battery powered clock.
Quite accidentally, Donny Osmond saw one and featured it on the Donny and Marie TV talk show. A business was born!
Enjoy this inspirational story told with heart, humor and honesty as she shares her cowpie journey.< Less
One wonders when they read the name of a man or even if they see his picture, what is he truly like? In my opinion, the best way to know a man is to study in depth what he puts down on paper. Denis... More > Garrison would easily be recognized for the outdoorsman that he is by his haiku. Words and phrases such as: “hidden river, plowed field, leafing orchards, hunger moon, old tin cup, rabbit spoor, river stones, bridle paths, spring-fed creek, woodpecker’s vibrato, fragrant hay bales, sparrow tracks in fresh snow, field of ripe pumpkins, scorched dirt, cowpies, frog song and fireflies, woodcutter’s cabin” and so forth, appear throughout his book. Denis skillfully gives readers a strong but pleasant taste of nature in this fine presentation via the many outstanding haiku found around every bend of his “Hidden River.”
—an’ya, Editor of TSA Ribbons and moonset journal.< Less