Category Archives: gardening

Priorities

Whew! I feel like I’m breathing again. The painter and carpet installers are out of the house, everything has been returned to its ‘probably’ correct place, and I feel like I can get caught up. At least, I have time … Continue reading

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Nature

The weather has turned. Summer is here. Too much heat for me. I’m retreating to the basement with a blanket, books, and a movie for the afternoons. I don’t know why heat turns me into such a puddle of lethargy, … Continue reading

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To Be Seen

It turns out each of my mother’s five recipe boxes had different categories, most with no more than three or four. One had cookies, candy, and desserts. I had to laugh. My cousins chimed in and wanted Mom’s fudge recipe. … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Types

A garage sale is an interesting way to spend a morning. People of every kind and creed come by. The ‘early birds’ are the most dedicated to getting a good deal. Then there are the ‘mosey-ers’ and finally, the hen-pecked … Continue reading

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Hay Fever

Ker-chew! I sneezed like crazy on the western slope. Spring is weeks ahead of back home on the eastern side of the divide. So much is in bloom, between that and the dust on the boxes I uncovered, it really … Continue reading

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Penny’s Roses

I got a lot of work done at my house on Mother’s Day, my kind of happy work. I was taken to breakfast and then started in on the ‘cutting in’ portion of painting my bedroom. In the afternoon, I … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Snow in May! ha ha. I don’t mind the moisture but I do kind of mind the cold. There are two flats of flowers waiting patiently to be planted. In the meantime, I have been trying to pick out carpet … Continue reading

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