Feel Good Sunday: Video-Mini Horses Say Goodbye to Winter | Straight from the Horse’s Heart

“Recently we ran a Mini Video on Feel Good Sunday and received many notes calling for another, so here you go folks.  Old Man Winter is only hours away from succumbing to Spring so it is only fit that the little equines who capture everyone’s heart have a final romp in the snow before the arrival of fresh green grass, flowers and foals.  Have a great and wonderful day where ever you are and never give up on the good fight.  Keep the faith my friends.” ~ R.T. Fitch

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7 Things Our Ancestors Stockpiled To Survive Winter

My grandparents lived on the farm where my grandmother was born. The original house was log. The inner walls were layers of wallpaper of over layers of newspapers. Many were dated late 1800’s early 1900’s …

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7 Things Our Ancestors Stockpiled To Survive Winter

Life was hard for our ancestors — much harder than it is for us today. Most of them didn’t have running water and electricity to make their lives easier. These modern conveniences have changed our way of life, to the point where we often forget what people had to do throughout history in order to survive.

We look at survival today as something needed in a time of emergency, but to many of them, survival stared them in the face every day of their lives. That was especially true in the wintertime, when it wasn’t possible to glean what you needed from nature. Basically, if you weren’t ready for winter, you didn’t survive.

So our ancestors all became experts in stockpiling. They’d spend the warmer months preparing, so that when the cold winter months came around, they’d be ready. You could tell a lot about a…

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