Tag Archives: Garden

Stepping In It, the Country Way

I sit here in the little farmhouse amidst the renovations in the living room already finished. Beside my chair is the door that hides the furnace with it’s molding like the door, freshly painted glossy beige now topped with greasy smudges. … Continue reading

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Life’s Maze

Since arriving home from Florida my days have been busy catching up in the garden trashing expired crops, harvesting new crops, and doing lots of weeding. While I was away I continued my job search and like years past the … Continue reading

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The Transformation

Just as I was leaving the house this morning I received an unexpected call from my son, Michael the chef. I had nothing planned for the day. I actually slept-in not waking until nearly 9:00 which is so unlike me. I had … Continue reading

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The Compromised Vacation

As my reader’s know: I treasure my family vacations. This being a year of limited means I had booked a camping trip on Cape Cod. We love the cape, having vacationed there many times over the past ten years for … Continue reading

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Harvest

Woo Hoo! Tonight we’re having potatoes and peas fresh from the garden!

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Tastefully Dressed

Dressing the salads this summer has become an expensive task as the mayonnaise price is now double what I am comfortable paying. I’m use to waiting for the sale and stocking up when the price falls to $2.50 but that amount … Continue reading

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Images: Up Close in the Garden

I beat the rain planting cucumbers, broccoli, butterhead lettuce and then more peas, beets, and green beans. Matthew didn’t want to hear that I was planting more potatoes with 124 potato plants already growing. Yesterday, I started hilling the earliest … Continue reading

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