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Slow Spring is Breaking

Spring has been slow in breaking this year. The surest sign it will truly come, to me, is a sunny daffodil bursting forth from the cold ground. This single intrepid blossom assures me spring is going to explode soon!

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Writer’s Block

I love writing this blog. You wouldn’t know it. It has been more than six months since I last posted here. Not that I haven’t tried. But I haven’t taken good photographs (or any for that matter!) And without pictures, … Continue reading

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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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