Elderslie Farm Blog

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Peril and Joy

A gambler who plays for fun understands only the brief thrill of mindless chance. A gambler who enters in with knowledge and can acutely calculate

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Bon Voyage to Alexis

This winter is a strange and full one in many ways. With Christmas coming and the year near to turning, next season is already looming large.

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Thanksgiving Reflection

The thorny varieties of blackberries are clinging to their leaves like the old curmudgeons that they are. The younger varieties of thornless canes, bred for

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Autumn Descends

Merriweather Lewis wrote on his 30th birthday that he felt empty and bereft of accomplishment. That was well after he and the Corps of Discovery

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