Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Category Archives: Gardening
I walked out to the front garden this morning and found this: As long as I had the camera out I took a few pictures of the front garden. I expect things to really be blooming in a week or … Continue reading
I had a doctor’s appointment today and realized after talking to her that I’m getting down to the wire. Thirteen weeks until baby number 4 makes his or her appearance! I have so much to do…. Cooking: I want to … Continue reading
Several weeks ago a friend gave me the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange catalog and I’ve been drooling ever since! I’ve gone through it and marked it up, with my “wish list” and drawn some garden plans, and sat down with … Continue reading
September already! Finally cooling off too, I’m down to only running the AC in the afternoon most days….starting to think about fall foods, fall gardens and what I need to do to better winterize this old house…. August recap: Physical: … Continue reading
Yesterday in Sunday School when we were discussing the meaning of the term “blessed” in the Sermon on the Mount (blessed are the meek, blessed are the peacemakers etc.) a number of people were finding a way to say that … Continue reading
A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot Rose plot, Fringed pool Ferned grot– The veriest school of peace;and yet the fool Contends that God is not. Not God! In gardens! When the eve is cool? Nay, but I have … Continue reading
The other day I bought some plants to fill out some places in the garden where I had removed earlier plantings. Most of what I got was squash and sweet potatoes and since I was in a hurry when we … Continue reading
One of the blogs I follow had a writing/thought prompt for this week involving looking for signs of new life as we finish out the season of Easter with Ascension Day (Thursday) and then Pentecost. I had thought to do … Continue reading
In February I posted about how I was planning to build a raised bed in the backyard. I filled it with a combination of aged horse manure and fresh wood chips. I was walking down the alley one day and … Continue reading
I am an avid reader of gardening books (in the days when I had television I watched a lot of gardening shows too), but I don’t usually decide to buy them. Ethne Clarke’s The Art of the Kitchen Garden really … Continue reading