Monthly Archives: July 2012

Garden Motto

Observation about our gardening efforts, Caroline and mine.   Last year we worked very hard.  We stooped over and spent hours and hours trying to pull weeds out of the hard-pan ground.  We tried to coax carrots to grow, lettuce … Continue reading

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Morning Glory-ous

Green (sometimes) Thumb -Year Two It’s been hot and dry in our neck of the woods this year.  We have been declared in a  Level 2 drought.    This isn’t good for all sorts of reasons but there are some … Continue reading

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Witticism in Few Words

Some days you can look and look for a greeting card that is just right and you come up empty.    Or you could choose a card thinking it was so very witty or fitting and find the recipient didn’t … Continue reading

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A Prairie Home Companion and We Were There!

Garrison who? Some twenty years ago my sister gave me an album on cassette tape (remember those…or maybe not).  She’d heard about the performer, Garrison Keillor, on CBC radio.  Mr. Keillor, an American, is well-known as an National Public Radio (NPR) … Continue reading

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