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Stone Soup

That’s about the only thing I haven’t tried around here–stone soup.  (But stay tuned.)  :)  Gemstones ARE used by practitioners to energize food–although, obviously, one must not try to chew them.  :)  SERIOUSLY: certain semi-precious stones, like malachite, are deadly poisonous.  NEVER LEAVE MALACHITE WITHIN REACH OF A CHILD OR A PET, even if it’s been polished!  Resist any wild (and quite incomprehensible, I admit) urges you may get to grind or polish the stuff, too, because the dust, whether you breathe it in or absorb it through your skin, can kill you.  

On a more cheerful note, I’ve

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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