book blurb: This summer, 16 year old Charlena (charlie) decides to hightail it to the north woods to spend the summer with her Grandma in Lake Ringrose. Not wanting to stay wi…th her father and his girlfriend in Toronto, (her mother passed on when she was around the age of three?) When in Lake Ringrose, A new boyfriend quickly overwhelms her with his attention- and his lips, and well, eventually his love. But, this guy, Kerry, is trouble, in a way that Charlie, and he never would have expected. Charlie needs someone to tell her the truth, before her family is torn apart, and looses Kerry Forever. My opinion: It's a good book, took me a day and a bit to read it, but yeah, you should deffenatly read it!!Never what I would've expected... hope this helped...! (MORE)
A grist mill is used to create corn meal or flour. It is usuallypowered by a water wheel, or sometimes an animal does the work. Thewheel is then connected to two stone cylinde…rs. Wheat or corn isput between the cylinders and, as the wheel turns, it is grounduntil flour is created. (MORE)
A mill where grain is ground into flour or animal feed. Modern technology is "roller mills" where grain is ground between steel rollers. Older technology would be using millst…ones, actual flat slabs of quartz or granite one rotating on top of the other with an opening "eye" in the middle where the grain enters the top stone. (MORE)
In 1950 If referring to pioneers in the Americas after the voyages of Columbus, there are no well kept records. The Spanish settled in the western Americas and other European…s settled on the east coast in the early 1600's. Any daring settlers arriving in the 1500's are the truest pioneers but there is no written history. Water powered mills existed in Maine and Nova Scotia c1610, a wind powered gristmill existed in Jamestown, VA c1612. (MORE)
A mill is a device for grinding, grist is seed separated from chaff and ready for grinding..
Hence, 'grist for the gossip mill' is fresh gossip, ready for spreading..
The ol…dest element of the phrase is 'mill', Old English, approx. 5th. century. (MORE)