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Gray Fox

 The Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) In the 40 acre woods we have lots of wildlife, many are usually more active at night.  One of these is the gray fox.  They have quite a lot of red hair and may be confused … Continue reading

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Sassafras Tea, the Original Hillbilly Tonic

In the Virginia Colony of the 17th century, Sassafras was one of the major exported commodities to England.  The wood was prized for it’s beauty and durability and the roots had many medicinal uses.  Sir Walter Raleigh was the first … Continue reading

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