Monthly Archives: January 2012

Replacing the Old with the New

At the time the United States was a toddler most chemists believed that when something was burned it would release a substance called terra pinguis or phlogiston. Phlogiston is lighter than air, odorless, colorless and was essential to the combustion … Continue reading

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How it goes in the morning

Mornings as a philosofarmer are interesting and action packed. For starters, there is the wake up usually conducted by the pitter-patter of Miles coming up the stairs. He takes just long enough for the Mrs. and I to make a … Continue reading

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You do what?!

Sure. When my colleagues hear about my life as a farmer I get the exact same look my neighbors and community give me when they hear about my work as a philosopher. I believe there are a lot of questions … Continue reading

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