Category Archives: Garden

First Fruits

How I ate those first fruits: A little rice vinegar and salt.  Awesome!

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Enthusiastically Springy

My galanthus, in late February. The bed outside my backroom window.  I love this bed, it’s lovely. My so cute miniature daffodils.  They are teeny tiny and too cute to be tolerated.  Extra adorable.  About the onlyiest thing I indulge … Continue reading

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Killing Small Farms

Imagine going to buy tomatoes next year from the Tom, the guy you’ve bought freshly picked, locally grown tomatoes from every year for 20 years.  You notice that the tomatoes are expensive this year.  Really expensive.  You also notice many … Continue reading

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More Snow – It’s Snowier

Look!  The snow is even more snowier just a few hours later! Earlier the bird feeders were empty.  The birds let me know.  They sat outside the door and gave me a “look”.  I let them.  We’ve been feeding them … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Storm!

I love snow.  A lot.  For two years we’ve had very little snow.  Ice, but no snow. This is my world at 5:50 AM this morning: In the front yard And our flag: Looking up from the street: Here is … Continue reading

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Let’s Call This Random Things, ‘Cause Everyone Else Does

Hey, it’s Tuesday, so that means it must be Random Day! 1. I’m in the mood for something but I don’t know what that something is.  It is not food or drink.  I’m longing for something else, something bigger.  Maybe … Continue reading

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The Happy Post!

No, really, I’m almost done for the morning.  This is my happy post!  Yay! I’m looking through plant catalogs for the spring and I’m thinking happy thoughts about delphiniums, hosta, ferns, lavender, rhubarb, tomatoes and other pretty, pretty things.  Like … Continue reading

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Maple Lawn Farms – My Turkey of Choice!

I read a story in the WaPo last year, biased I’m sure, about the best turkeys for Thanksgiving.  Maple Lawn Farms was a top rated turkey, plus it could be ordered from a MOM’s that is conveniently on my way … Continue reading

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A Maxfield Parrish Morning

I adore Maxfield Parrish, more than anything I love his skies. Every now and then we have a morning here where the colors of the clouds and the skies mimic a Parrish painting, this morning was such a day. The … Continue reading

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Random Friday Stuff

Search Terms I really do love the search terms people use to find my little blog.  I mean “love” to say that it is very amusing.  Very.  Yesterday’s search term was “Chimp Cupcake Testicle”.  Charming.  I’m the Chimp Cupcake Testicle … Continue reading

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