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Summer in Middle Earth

  It has been a pretty spectacular summer so far here in Middle Earth. We are hot today, but we have had some pretty gorgeous days in the 80’s, so whining is not allowed. I signed up for the Tour … Continue reading

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Culling the herd the wrong way.

I’ve been pond mucking, removing and relining and restocking. As we all know, I know how to have a great time. It still looks pretty much like this, but now there are fish.  I bought 10.  Lost 2 to old … Continue reading

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Our blackberry winter

I’m back. It’s 55 and rainy. I feel like I live in London……..or, the Northwest. Yet, it was 87 only just yesterday. I heard someone refer to this as our blackberry winter. It is a colloquialism from hereabouts. It’s a … Continue reading

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My own worst enemy

I have an owie.  I was pruning back the deadwood on the rose bush and it just attacked me.  I might have been a bit lippy with it, but I don’t believe I deserved what I got.  And, this looks … Continue reading

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OMG. It maybe might be spring.

This is my Stinky this morning in the sun. We haven’t seen her in this place for months (due to the bitter cold, snow and gray skies).  She has spent the winter hiding in closets and snuggling on a tacky … Continue reading

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Is this someone’s idea of a joke????????????

Doesn’t look like much, does it?  Well, there’s a really nice layer of ice beneath the 1/2″ of sleet.  Plus, we’re supposed to get snow this afternoon and evening.  I have seen exactly one vehicle besides the city trucks out … Continue reading

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I tried it and I like it

I made the extremely trendy, expensive and long baking “Life Changing Bread” recipe that’s been circulating all over the web. Here it is in all its completed glory. It is filling and I tried it with apple butter that was … Continue reading

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Why did I come into the living room?

I just realized I’ve been away for 3 weeks. I’m not real certain how something like that happens, but to be fair, I’m easily confused anyway. We, like most of the nation, have been having winter. Named winter storms, even. … Continue reading

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I have been maintaining radio silence for security reasons.

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.  Actually, life kinda got away from me.  Family health problems and too much work, but mostly it’s winter.  Not that winter is bad because it most certainly is not.  It’s just that … Continue reading

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The Pissyfairy ruined the streets

I’m blaming her for everything now. She’s anti-social and a poop anyway. The Bud(Groverthewonderdog) and I went out Saturday for a little walk in the sunshine (20F) and couldn’t get very far because of the salt on the road. He … Continue reading

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