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Happy 50th! And Happy Mother’s Day!

  Fifty years ago today Mom received her Mother’s Day baby. Nathan, which means “a gift from God”, became one of the tools God used to mold my parents into some of the most patient, forgiving, supportive parents imaginable.   I … Continue reading

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This is NOT a Dog Blog!

This is Not, I repeat, NOT a blog site about dogs. But right now the most fun part of our lives happens to be furry with stubby tails, very wiggly and covered in black and grey spots. Elmo and Elroy … Continue reading

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Evening Ritual

In July our family grew. Meet Elmo and Elroy. They are 4 month old brothers; Australian Shepherd Border Collie mix. At the same time we acquired five kittens. Now, keep in mind, I am not bragging about our intelligence level. … Continue reading

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Winter has lost its Grip!

Winter’s nasty grip has finally broken. The weather has warmed up and the sun is shining! My white strep is blooming its fool head off. The first of the seedlings are peeking through. Can’t you just smell the basil? And … Continue reading

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The Look of Love!

Fifteen years ago we said ‘I do!” We still do!

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Spring Anemones

I am all worn out today. Came up to the house tired and grumpy. Days are too long,  nights too short. Another long day tomorrow. But the sun finally came out, the wind went down and my cheerful anemones were … Continue reading

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Rainbows

I’m so glad I forgot something in the house this morning. As I came out there was a double rainbow above the headhouse. By the time I got my camara, it had moved so all I got was the bottom … Continue reading

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It ain’t easy being green!

A couple of weeks ago my ‘sisters’ and their husbands had ‘Spring Break’ in Puerto Rico. I have to admit up front that they did invite Mark and me to join them. It didn’t work out for us, unfortunately. That … Continue reading

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Post Valentine’s Day

I always plan a wonderful post about the ‘events’ we stage at The Prairie Bistro or The Flower House Garden Center. Beforehand I think about the photos I’ll take (wonderful, of course) and the enticing descriptions of the sounds, smells … Continue reading

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Frosty Days

Sin of sins, our calendar was (note past tense) pretty free of commitments for the next few weeks. Except, of course, book work, cleaning, ordering for the greenhouse and general winter-time lack of ambition. So, just to spice things up … Continue reading

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