Category Archives: Herbs

Caturday Thoughts – St John’s Eve Jun 23rd

St John’s Eve is the vigil of the feast of St. John the Baptist. It coincides very closely with midsummer or the summer solstice. The Nativity of John the Baptist is one of the oldest festivals of the Christian church … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – A Day of Recreation

I really wanted to get out and do something different on the Monday of the holifay weekend but most activities were on Sunday or Saturday when I volunteer at the rescue thrift. Finally I found that a local museum, The … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Longing for a Real Living Space

The weather has been conducive to growth and with everything going on the lawn was out of hand. My neighbor Nelly offered the use of her power mower and in desperation I accepted the offer. The grass was just getting … Continue reading

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Minor Cold xiǎo hán 小寒 Jan 5th

The new year has begun. We enter into the period of Minor Cold on the 5th of January although for many serious cold has already come. As the period progresses, however, weather rapidly reaches its coldest. In view of this … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Outdoor Leaves for Indoor Cats

Finally the leaves are starting to collect on the lawn and in the gutters. I have just about finished with the yard and garden. We have been having warmer than usual days for which we are thankful as the cats … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – “The thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to”

I don’t feel bad borrowing from Shakespeare, everyone does it and no wonder. Trying to place the above quote to use as a title led me to reread the “To be or not to be” soliloquy. It’s quite amazing the … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Leaving the Nest

The robins have all fledged now. A few days ago I saw the mother in the yard  with the last one, still tiny bits of fluff between the feathers. I was afraid he was made to leave before he was … Continue reading

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