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How I Became a Snake Handler – and finally a garden update

I carried a snake in my hands today. Yep. First time. And then I screamed and did a little dance! It was startling to have that little thing squiggle out of my hands and the loose damp straw I was … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Large Day

The day started soft with a gentle misty rain enough to dampen your shirt but not enough to provide opportunity for staying inside with a hot cup of coffee. Continue reading

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A Lovely Specimen

There was some damage on the tomato plants but it is manageable so far. Day before I pulled a couple small hornworms off and disposed of them. But yesterday morning there this guy was! Huge, probably the biggest fattest hornworm … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year

Pea planting time once again. Stealing a post from my Facebook page; “I may be dizzy and I may be tired but by gawd the peas are planted, and a row of red onions too.” Yes this evening I had … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Great Food

I leaned back in my chair and threw one arm over the side – relaxing and burping my way to another piece of watermelon when I realized, I can’t remember the last time I had a meal that wasn’t spectacular. … Continue reading

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Bounty of a Garden

Today’s gardening started at 0600. With a forecast temp of 104 it seemed like the only possible time to get the work done. Six am is not a civil hour in my book – I do my best sleeping early … Continue reading

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The Last 3 Peaches…

… are still on my kitchen counter. Weighing heavy on my mind and in my gut! I couldn’t bring myself to eat them this morning after the last few days. Yesterday I only ate two but the day before I … Continue reading

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