Monthly Archives: August 2008

Answering Aunt Zona’s comment

“First things first – was that dessert as delicious as it looks?  Second (keeping my priorities straight) does she share recipes?  It looks so beautiful.  As do your squash plants! No squash borers here, no sirree Bob!  As for dahlias … Continue reading

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Beautiful Things

On the front porch: Dinner that’s almost entirely from the Farmer’s Market and the CSA!  (We just need an olive tree and a goat to make feta and we’d be all set!) The filled-in rock garden [note the squash plants … Continue reading

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We’ve been busy…

Over about two weeks, we did about 60+ hours of yardwork and managed to accumulate A LOT of yard waste: When the yard materials recycling guys came, I hid inside.  I felt bad making them pick up all those bags!  … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday (a little late)

[A mammoth repair job on two old asphalt driveways will mess up anyone’s schedule] Hoeing John Updike I sometimes fear the younger generation will be deprived of the pleasures of hoeing; there is no knowing how many souls have been … Continue reading

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Poor Us

We have so many vegetables, vegetables coming out of our ears, that we don’t even bother to save any leftover salad.  We just eat out the Juliet tomatoes that we grew ourselves, and then we compost the rest.  It helps … Continue reading

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