Rhubarb and Asparagus

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Hello from Raven’s Rest Farm…it’s been a couple drippy days after that warmest day of the year so far…perfect weather for rhubarb and asparagus, both are coming along nicely. Harvest will begin this week for rhubarb, price this year on the farm is $2 per pound…fresh, organic…picked for you.

Soaps Now Available in Potlatch

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A great big “Thank you” to the two businesses that are now selling Raven’s Rest “hey baby” soap. Please shop local and visit these two businesses for your shopping needs. Kudos to Blackbird at the Depot, located in the historic and restored train depot and also to The Potlatch Collection, located at 230 6th Street….

Basic Soap Information

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Information: Why use handmade soap…the answer is an easy one, it’s far better for your skin. You know the short list of ingredients, can pronounce them, and in the case of Raven’s Rest soaps, all ingredients are food grade. What you buy in the store, supermarket, big-box store, is not a natural, good-for-you soap, it…

The Golden Rule

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It’s kind of that whole “Golden Rule” thing…treat others as you would yourself like to be treated. This thought can be taken a bit further, to many ideas in your life…give…as you yourself would like to be given to…give of your time…give of your efforts…give of your smiles, they are free and you have plenty…

Do you…

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Do you… It’s been a while since I’ve made a post here on the raven’s rest website. Life comes along sometimes when you least expect it, and puts those simple goals of a daily, weekly or even monthly web posting aside. Who’d a thunk it, right? I am not going to promise a daily, weekly…

What’s New at Raven’s Rest

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Hello World… It’s yet another lovely morning here at Raven’s Rest. If it were yesterday at 4:14am, I’d be lying in bed listening to the who-whooing of a big owl on the derelict TV antennae outside my bedroom, windows open wide to get fresh air while sleeping, there’s nothing like living in the country. Mr….

bit the bullet

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Finally joined up with facebook. Not that I like it, I think it’s become a necessary evil. Seems now-a-days that you need to keep up with the Jones’ or be lost by the wayside. Personally, me, I’d rather be lost by the wayside, however, for the sake of posterity, profitability and knowing what’s going on…I…

unbridled morning joys

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saw the sweetest thing this morning. i was up at 4am to run into town, it was dark then, but as the sky got lighter, the suns rays could not be seen due to the intense smoke from wildfires in the area, but the morning progressed from total darkness to dappled light. a little background,…

spring’s dance

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It is a frosty morning here at Raven’s Rest. A thin layer of crispy white covers everything. The starling is once again atop the power pole singing his heart out, as he does most mornings. He’s quite good at a variety of songs, but his own. In the far field, over the top of the…

time…in perspective

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This just struck me like a cold breeze…like a slap in the face. I try to look at the beautiful in everyday life, this is not beautiful, it defies explanation…truly, it defies explanation. Humanity at it’s worst. This is a quote from twitter…it leaves me without words, except to say, I’m sorry…I’m so very sorry…….