Author Archives: wakingofthebear

Pasture Management

As part of our commitment to keeping our environment as healthy as possible, we have, for many years, rotated our fiber animals (plus two donkeys and a miniature horse) between two pastures.  This rotation helps each pasture recuperate for a … Continue reading

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The Rationale For Change

Last week I wrote about the changes we are planning for our little piece of the Earth, but I failed to mention the rationale for such a change.  We understand that we cannot make a huge impact on the whole … Continue reading

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Change 2

Back in March of 2014, I wrote a post about change.  In that post I said there are some changes that we cannot control, and some that we can.  Waking of the Bear is going to take on a new … Continue reading

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Seems Like Only Yesterday

I read today that the Greatest Show on Earth is shutting down.  What?!  Yes it’s true. According to the report, The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will no longer exist after May.  That is disturbing.  What kid has not been … Continue reading

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Packaging

There are some things in this world of ours that are bewildering to me.  I just simply don’t understand bigotry, misogyny, narrow mindedness, stupidity, bullying, politicking, spouse bashing, and packaging, just to name a few. Did I say packaging? Yes, … Continue reading

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Be A Lion

When I started this blog several years ago, I chose the Bear as my guide. I sited the characteristics of introspection, new beginnings, and protecting what we believe in as powerful tools for writing and reading this blog. In fact, … Continue reading

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A Child’s Gift

Yesterday afternoon at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, there was an event in which I was honored to participate. The name of the event was “A Child’s Gift…A True Living Legacy.” It was co-hosted by Cook Children’s and LifeGift, a … Continue reading

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