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Make Hay While the Sun Shines

It was a day of rest today. A day we should be sleeping in, going to church, spending time with family. But, like farmers, we make hay when the sun shines. Or in our case, cover greenhouses when there is … Continue reading

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There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein. During this post-holiday, dead-of-winter time it is hard to see the miracles … Continue reading

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It’s Time!

I’m working hard at trying to think Spring. -32 degrees makes it hard. But the forecast is good. The Flower House Garden Center is warming up. And this Crocodile geranium is waiting make baby Crocodiles! So the down-time is over. It’s time. … Continue reading

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Room With a View

This is the view from my bedroom window. Aren’t I the luckiest girl ever? I’ve only gotten to enjoy it from my lawn chair (this view) exactly 4 times this summer. But at least I know it is still out … Continue reading

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October Sweet Peas

Yesterday was Mark’s birthday. I think he had a pretty good day. I got home late Saturday night from the craft show in Williston. Then we had to get up at 4:30 to put roasts in the oven for a … Continue reading

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Gotta love the Lilies!

The display bed is in full bloom right now. The lilies and daylilies are in their prime. Unfortunately, the only ones who see them now are us! So I’ll share a few photos. This is Conca d’Or, an Orienpet lily. … Continue reading

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View from a lawn chair

Tell me why I don’t spend more time in this lawn chair. I can’t see any dust bunnies, dirt chunks or dirty dishes from here.

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The promise of spring

 The Saturday before Easter spring finally arrived on the Northern Plains. The sun shone and it was actually warm out. The crocus’ which had been budded opened their faces to the sky. They are still the only splashes of color … Continue reading

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