Tennessee Senate Bill 15

I happened upon some unsettling news today. Tennessee Senator Richard Briggs introduced Senate Bill 15 which currently reads, "Milk, dairy products- As introduced, prohibits a person who owns a partial interest in a hoofed mammal from using the milk of the animal for the person's personal consumption or other personal use. -Amends TCA Title 53, … Continue reading Tennessee Senate Bill 15

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Why I Stand By TBC

Here in East Tennessee, there's been a bit of a controversy in the news lately over a local Baptist Church who was voted out of the Tennessee Baptist Convention (TBC). The issue stemmed from the church hiring a female pastor, a role which according to Baptist polity only a man is elligible to fill. In … Continue reading Why I Stand By TBC

Herbalism: Shout Out

This is mostly a shout out to a really knowledgable young woman I had the opportunity to hear speak last weekend. I recently had the privilege of attending the Appalachian Homesteading Conference where I gleaned much information regarding homesteading things like raising chickens, meat, smoking/preservation, canning, and herbal medicine. The most pertinent information to me … Continue reading Herbalism: Shout Out