Monthly Archives: June 2012

Happy Handshake Day

Yes, you saw right. Today is Handshake Day. This really made me think. I’ve always had such respect for someone that could look me in the eye, grab my hand firmly and greet me with a heartfelt howdy do. It’s … Continue reading

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That’s The Way The Fruit Crumbles

Fruit season is here! Can I hear a big YAY!! Nothing beats summer fruit. We have several first harvests completed, gathering what appears to be a significant haul of raspberries this year. Time to get creative! Other than freezing, canning, … Continue reading

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Weeds Anyone? Why Yes Please!

First, I’d like to apologize for the lack of posts this past week. I had my gall bladder removed and have been slowly doing more and more. I overdid it on Sunday and certainly paid for it. (But those black … Continue reading

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A Solo Photo Outing

Unfortunately, my friend was unable to make our weekly outing yesterday, so I ventured out to a cemetery near my home alone. Well, not totally alone, I had my trusty sidekick Sadie (our faithful, beautiful, best-dog-in-the world baby). It is … Continue reading

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Carpet Fresh – ER

Ok, we all know that product that you sprinkle on your carpets and then vacuum up to make your home smell fantabulous. Since I have a real concern with anything that lists fragrances in its ingredients, I’d rather make a … Continue reading

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S’Mores, A Smoker, Bowls Full of Berries and a Hot Water Heater

The title of this post pretty much sums up my last four days. We had stayed at the farm from last Wednesday through yesterday and had a great time. Mostly. I spent the day Friday cleaning and cooking for a … Continue reading

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Farming, Photo Taking, Mourning and Revamping

Busy, busy, busy!! We have so much going on right now that it is insane. The farm of course needs some major upkeep. Mowing, weeding, pruning etc. It is crazy hard to keep up with three acres of mowing, a 100 foot garden and … Continue reading

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These Sure Are Kool (Aid) Pickles!

Summer is upon us. I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid…summer meant lots of Kool-Aid to quench our thirst. I must say, my kids didn’t get a lot of Kool-Aid because I was concerned about the … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge Catch Up

Since I haven’t posted in a few days, that also means that I have neglected my photo challenge duties. Well, not really. I did take the photos at the designated times (or very close to them), I just didn’t post … Continue reading

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Too Pretty To Toss

This crazy weather we’ve been experiencing lately (Hot then cold, rain and more rain, cold nights with hot days…) has made our onions very confused and forced a lot of them to flower. If you’ve never seen an onion flower, … Continue reading

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