Monthly Archives: August 2009

Mongol Derby

Ghengis Khan’s horse-powered postal system played a crucial role in expanding and maintaining his vast empire. On August 22, a cadre of bold adventurers will resurrect the Mongolian post in the longest horse race in the world. Continue reading

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A midsummers farm update!

I figured it was time to sit down and update the website with the goings-on here at Almost Heaven. As with all well-intentioned efforts, sometimes the hardest part is writing it all down, Particularly when youre doing it on an … Continue reading

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Before the Fire: Planning for Emergencies

Ive been keeping an eye on the most recent California wildfire, dubbed the Lockheed fire, which at the time of this post has burnt some 6800 acres. Fires out there are commonplace, but this one, of all of them, is … Continue reading

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