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Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces

Right before Christmas I attended a craft fair and was able to speak at length to several people about vegetable gardening and growing plants, in general. The most intriguing conversation I had...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    January 20, 2022 

How Stupid Can We Be?

COVID-19 vaccine mandates are a source of controversy nationwide including here in Wyoming and Laramie County. Some people feel so strongly about the mandate that I’ve watched a few discussions that I thought may come to blows. Those I’ve seen...

 

Greenhouses, Hydroponics and Cold Weather

For the past year I've been working to convert my greenhouse over to full-hydroponic even though I don't seem to be making much progress at times. During CFD I moved all of the peppers over to the...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    January 13, 2022

Liberals and the Media Emphasize the Wrong Statistic

For nearly two years Liberals, Wyoming health departments, and the mainstream media have emphasized the number of COVID cases as they report daily statistics to the public as much, if not more than they emphasize the number of deaths. This is a...

 

10,000 Predatory Wasps

WARNING! This building is home to more than 10,000 predatory wasps. Enter at your own risk. That is a sign for a greenhouse. Most everybody I've told about it has cringed at the thought. Wasps bring...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    January 6, 2022

Conservative, RINO, Neocon, Liberal

RINO. We’ve all heard the term, Republican In Name Only. In the past it was used by conservative Republicans to describe a Republican that voted with Democrats most of the time. It was pretty clear and simple. All we had to do was check the voting...

 

Certified Organic - Is it worth the Cost?

Is there a benefit to organic foods over standard foods? I was asked that question during my monthly radio show and it threw me for a loop for a few seconds. Not that it was a bad question or I...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    December 30, 2021

A Portrait of Socialism

“It's easy to vote your way into Communism. It's impossible to vote your way out of communism.” Author unknown. After our Legislature gave in to the Liberals and accomplished absolutely nothing during the special session except cost the...

 

Christmas Cactus

Few plants are identified with Christmas as the Christmas cactus is. Growing up I really had no idea what a Christmas cactus was. My grandmother had one, but to me it was just "that plant over...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    December 23, 2021

Christmas Away from Home

This Christmas is more poignant than most for me. I have a nephew just entering the Air Force and facing his first Christmas away from home. It’s caused me to think back to when I went to basic training so long ago. I left just before Thanksgiving...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    December 23, 2021

Courtesy is Imperative for Public Officials

In a free society it is absolutely imperative that elected officials be respectful of their constituents and of their fellow elected officials if anything positive is to be accomplished. It doesn’t matter if you like the other person or not. What...

 

The Christmas Tree

What symbol says, "Christmas" to more people than the Christmas tree. Since I don't play political correctness I'll call it what it is, a Christmas tree. Be it live or artificial, green or another...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    December 9, 2021

Politicians are People too

For thousands of years politicians have been held in contempt, scorn, distrust and a whole host of other negative thoughts, often well-deserved. Before the United States politicians were associated with the ruling class, the aristocracy. To maintain...

 

Baking Bread

This has been an interesting day to say the least. I finally saw a project that I started last year (2020) come to fruition. I baked my first loaves of bread. I know at least three of you will say,...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    December 2, 2021

A Profile in Courage - Grace Shogrin

Just so everyone understands, I don't do Facebook. In fact, after trying to log in today to my account that, yes I have an account, I found that I've been cancelled. Maybe because it's been so long...

 

Extend Your Growing Season with a Greenhouse

Growing vegetables in Wyoming is a constant struggle and frustration at best. At worst it feels impossible at times. At the same time, it's an undertaking well worth the effort. Two of the major...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    November 25, 2021

Illegal Aliens are Your Problem, Too

There are some people who look at the crisis on our southern border and don’t think it concerns them at all. They couldn’t be more wrong. Even though events at a national level do seem to be outside of our community, they can often affect us...

 

The First Thanksgiving

It was cold, bitterly cold, on December 18, 1620 when the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts to form their first colony in the New World. Since they had no shelter on land, they had to...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    November 18, 2021

The Weaponization of Healthcare Part 2

Remember the statement “You never let a serious crisis go to waste”, 2008, Rahm Emanuel, Obama’s Chief of Staff? The Democrats certainly aren’t letting COVID go to waste. They’re using the healthcare industry to beat us about the head and...

 

Drought update September 2021

The drought of 2021 is now in full force in Laramie County. As of July we were the only county in Wyoming that was not being affected by the drought. At least most of the county. There were two small pockets in the extreme northeast and northwest...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    October 7, 2021

COVID Vaccine may be causing the Variants

There is a growing concern among prominent scientists and researchers that the government’s policy of mass vaccination may be causing the variants of the COVID disease that seem to be coming at us at an ever-increasing rate. It seems like every...

 

Protect our Pollinators

For many years, I was told that bees only liked white and yellow flowers. That they would go to other colored flowers only when the first two were unavailable or in short supply. What a myth to...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    September 30, 2021

Some think COVID Vaccines are right for Everyone

COVID vaccines are coming under fire by groups all over the world who are questioning their effectiveness and safety. Those in the United States who dare to question the vaccines is canceled by social media and ignored by the mainstream news. Yet...

 

Fall is upon us and so is harvest Part 2

Now that the harvest is finished it's time to do something with all of the delicious veggies. Or maybe, like me, you're still harvesting. I was out this morning picking crabapples. Normally I'm not...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    September 23, 2021

COVID Terrorism

Kathy Emmons, Executive Director of the City-County Health Department, sent a letter to Governor Gordon requesting authorization to implement a county-wide mask mandate. Her position is being strongly supported by County Commissioners Troy Thompson...

 

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