Category Archives: Flora

Home grown bounty

Dinner was oven-toasted ham and cheese sandwiches from Dinner Factory, and corn, fried (mostly) green tomatoes and potatoes from the garden.

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Iris on the highway last weekend

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Early gardening

Getting to garden pretty early this year thanks to global warming (yay!) and a new 12’x12′ greenhouse. I ordered these seeds knowing it was much too late to be starting tomatoes but I couldn’t resist their names. They are from … Continue reading

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Spring is trying to come early. Those are bulbs pushing up – we first noticed them trying in late February/early March. Last year we noticed the bulbs were up around March 11th. In 2011 it was the first week of … Continue reading

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Pulled the cheese out of the press last week. It is waxed and in the fridge. We will crack into it sometime after April. Everybody likes to color, right? She cracks me up by pointing to spots on the paper … Continue reading

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Mama gave flowers to Papa; we like smelling them!

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Stuff and things

It snowed yesterday. The mountains are so white and big and glorious. New handicap parking sign. From what is he running? Offense against god and nature. Candy corn Oreos. Say no. Good good Cardigans Emergency room redux. There was a … Continue reading

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The chosen one

White Chantecler rooster hatched at Sandhill Preservation in early June 2013 He’s a bit worried looking. He may be thinking ‘This does not bode well’ But he is traveling to a new home where he’ll get to have a flock … Continue reading

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Bleeding heart

Bulbs in the background Bleeding heart is happy and growing Ditto for the rhubarb in the backyard 50’s today, overcast, kinda like spring

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Spring haiku

Breakup. Crocus rise thru snow Geese arrive all wing weary Five gallons of poo

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