Asad’s Medicinal Mush

Asad’s gut issues started making themselves known the end of November (click here). Keeping him eating, drinking and moving around was a bit of a challenge. It turned out that he had been carrying around a cement mixer’s worth of Iowa mudstone and getting it out was making him feel miserable. He inevitably progressed to […]

Asad’s Droppings are Full of Iowa Mudstone

I’ve been feeding Asad a morning mush to help him acclimate to our high dry sunny climate. Eating a quart of pellets, a pint of Triple Crown’s pelleted feed supplement, a scoop of electrolytes formulated to ‘help encourage a healthy water intake’, a scoop of psyllium, and a scoop of probiotics along with enough water […]

Asad and Hoof Pain

I knew Asad was overdue for a hoof trim before he started down my way. What I did not know was just how long it had been since his last hoof trim. As you can see in the photo below, he had platters for front hooves and his hind hooves were equally overgrown. I was […]

TMG and the Medical Industry

One of the reasons that I post on my health issues is because during the Trump era, getting medical issues recognized was not part of primary care practitioners jobs. Their job was to inflict as many arbitrary profit-making prescriptions and procedures as could possibly be pushed through the system. Insisting that care actually have some […]

Living with Lingering Covid-19 Symptoms

When I had my DNA sequenced, I decided to go with Helix. Helix works with the National Geographic and the Mayo Clinic, so they do a very complete job of sequencing. And they asked me if I wanted to participate in their DNA studies, insted of assuming my genetic info was theirs to mine and […]

My Doorway to Plant Wisdom

In my lifetime, those who have popularized shamanic techniques have attempted to integrate them into their existing Western worldview. For example, Carlos Castaneda, Felicitas Goodman and Michael Harner were all anthropologists with an implicit bias towards framing their experiences in terms of literate Western Civilization. My challenge is to integrate the foundations of that intellectual […]