audible book I downloaded from the library. I have found 'free book
heaven' online-You can download books and audible books from any
Wyoming library! And you can do it at 3:00 in the morning in your pj's! Nothing better than a book and its a double pleasure if its a free librarybook! The book I listened to as we drove to Wisconsin was set in Yorkshire and read by a very proper English lady.....I may write a bit "English" this week!
One big (huge) thing I noticed as we drove for miles and miles through the bread basket of the US....acres and acres of farm ground and not a vegetable for human consumption to be seen. Wouldn't it make sense if we grew most of our food locally and saved all those fossil fuels? It would taste better, be more nutritious, and provide farmers with options for diversification. I was also disappointed I didn't see more home gardens along the way.....whatever will folks do when some kind of catastrophe strikes?? Do we need to push the Victory Garden concept again? Speaking of beans.....I saw a Lot of beans growing on my travels....do you know how inexpensive a pot of local dry beans is? Soak some pintos or red beans (both grown locally) overnight, pour off the soaking water, add fresh water or homemade broth, some bacon, onions, carrots, celery to a Dutch oven, set on your grill to cook on low all day and eat cheap, local, and yummy tonight. Cook extra beans, mash them up, throw in a tortilla with tomatoes, onions, salsa, and cheese for
killer bean burritos tomorrow!