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Wisdom from Ants - Communication is a Responsibility

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King Solomon left crumb trails for us to follow in Proverbs. Each Proverb is its own feast, full of wisdom to nurture our souls - if we allow it. Lately, I've been living as an ant: scouring to store away each crumb left behind in an effort to improve myself. Here, I invite you in on that journey; we're marching two-by-two afterall.  Related posts cover why Solomon chose an ant as a role model, an interpretation of an ant’s life , an invitation to accept that we are all sluggards , and an application piece inspired by Solomon’s words . If you’d like, and haven’t yet, consider checking them out. However, this post serves well as a stand alone if you’re ready to improve your communication skills with help from an ant. The most recent crumb I'm digesting is to: We all know communication is important to building relationships. How many times does a relationship struggle due to communication? But as an ant, relationships do not struggle from failures in communication. No, as a

The Secret Steps of Mashed Potatoes

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 If you've been around the Wolfe Stew for long, you know we love potatoes. We've even challenged you with ten potato facts  in this post. And, as a bonus, share with you a quick and easy way to enjoy this nutritionally controversial vegetable.  Today, we continue sharing our love of potatoes by letting you in on some secret steps we learned regarding the making of mashed potatoes. And, we'd love you to share your secrets, too - if you're willing that is. Just comment at the end of this post with your top mashed potato making secrets. Or, if you only want to share with us, shoot us an email: mr@wolfestew.com or mrs@wolfestew.com. Mashed potatoes: comforting, versatile, and creamy, yet deceivingly simple to make. I say this from experience. As a new teacher and newly wed, my first mashed potatoes recipe resided on the back of an Idahoan potato pouch . (View Idahoan products , if you'd like) They are consistently good, quick to make, come in many varieties, and condu

ABC Nature Walk: V is for Vultures

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ABC Nature Walk: N is for Nettle

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