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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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This is more like it.

Okay, I know. When my husband reads this post, he’s gonna have a fit. He hates snow. A few flakes for Christmas (not enough to accumulate) is enough for him. There are an awful lot more like him around here. … Continue reading

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Yes, but………

Everyone is loving the weather this winter. We had a bit of snow in November. Not much. December was unseasonably warm as is January so far. Usually we have a few feet of snow and are belly aching about below … Continue reading

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First snow and fruitcake

Kaitlin keeps humming the Circus Theme. I can’t imagine why. We have two Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcases under our belts. Grand Forks was alright. Minot last weekend was very busy. My elves have been very busy, both in the … Continue reading

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April is going out like a lion!

Remember this photo from earlier this week?    This is exactly the same scene from today.        Yep, it’s really the last day of April.  I tried to get into this greenhouse to give it one last check … Continue reading

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I love, love, love the Miracle of Spring!

Tulips poking through the tundra. This time of the year is always chaotic. Greenhouses are overflowing, weather doesn’t cooperate, the phone rings off the hook. But in the last couple of days our over-abundance of snow has quickly dissapated. And … Continue reading

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High Water

We’ve been aching for spring around here. After three years in a row of above average rainfall and near record snowfall it doesn’t take much of a melt to turn our normally dry countryside into a solid lake. This week … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung!

A fellow blogger wrote that it is now her New Year because the calving has started. I know exactly what she means, because today we feel as if spring is finally here. It isn’t the nice (40 degree) temperatures and … Continue reading

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A Weed is a plant out of place!

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    This toughy showed up in the cracks between our granite slabs in the greenhouse this week. The root got established last spring. We closed up the greenhouse in July. The heat often rose up to 130 degrees. We … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup & Snow

The storm was nice and only lasted a day, not the 2 we were promised. The best part is that the weatherman was way off when he said the sun wasn’t gonna come out for another week. It’s still cold, … Continue reading

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