Tag Archives: gardens

The Big Day

For a long time now I have been writing here about having a forever home for the cats. There have been so many problems and setbacks over the years. Now, thanks to my late aunt, who I miss talking to … Continue reading

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Reasons I Have Summer Blues 2016

The lawn man disappeared after one mowing. I had purchased a manual mower, hoping to cut down the expense. He wanted twenty dollars an hour more than I can get for tutoring. And of course we have had weeks of … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

The winter has been  long and dark, cold and grey. I want the warmth of the sun, even if only in an image of a fountain flowing on a sunny day. One antidote to the winter blues is garden planning, … Continue reading

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An Early Autumn

  Friends, fellow bloggers, members of my internet herb group all have commented on this year’s unusual weather. I am afraid the unusual is becoming the norm. Recent comments in the herb group centered around an early coolness and concern … Continue reading

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Solace and Solstice

The muggy weather bothers us all. All yesterday we were in the dead calm dreaded by sailors. The cats lay on the floor instead of the futon and Mosby asserted his right to a windowsill where the sun was not … Continue reading

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All is Not Sadness

Mosby would not want me to just give up. He never has. So I must enjoy something. Last year the yard had been so neglected nothing much came up in the front garden beds.This year I got three different colors … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End

Forget the Back to School flurry or the Labor Day Weekend grilling binge. Never mind the Proliferation of Pumpkin in everything from cream cheese to beer to coffee. I adjust the rhythms of my life to more subtle cues. There … Continue reading

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