Coopering the canal is a part of 'Show and Tell' series
Tim Roberts of Appleton first became interested in the “lost” art of coopering about 15 years ago when he helped build a cooper shop at the Joseph Smith Farm, an historic site in Palmyra.
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- CRITTER COMPANIONS: Bird love is even better than puppy love
Puppy pageant shows off a dog's talents
Much like today’s beauty pageants, dogs now get to share their talents in addition to their good looks. Yesterday across this state, the Westminster Kennel Club’s first venture into agility drew its entry limit with 225 dogs for the first Masters Agility Championship. This precedes the 138th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show which will be held tomorrow and Tuesday in New York City.
CRITTER COMPANIONS: Romancing the roach
This past week, after months of searching on Craigslist, I found someone selling Blaptica dubia. They are also known as the orange-spotted, Guyana or Argentinian wood cockroach. Yes, I bought 25 young cockroaches to live in my house. They’re nymphs, which are the immature state, are very tiny and look like prehistoric trilobites.
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CRITTER COMPANIONS: Amazing axolotls
Think lizards, without scales. Also think of an animal that is fully aquatic with rubbery pink, yellow or brown skin, and feathery gills and you would have an axolotl. Axolotls, which are native to central Mexico, are fascinating pets.
- Setting some trends for the new year
- Critter Companions: Behavioral Momentum Sometimes we just need things to get started in order for them to come to fruition. Like a single snowflake hitting the ground and rolling into a giant snowball, behaviors, both human and animal, need a momentum behind them. If you have never exercised in your life and all of a sudden for your New Year's resolution you had planned on exercising an hour a day, you are most likely to fail. You may be able to do the task for the first week or so, but you will quickly grow tired, and maybe even give up.
- DESIGNS BY DANA: Engineered hardwood the way to go? Question: Can you explain the difference between hardwood and engineered hardwood for floors? We are a little confused on which way to go.
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