Long, Long Summer Days

I have been dreading summer. I am the single parent of a 12-year old who needs activity – lots of activity. I work at home. I live in a small, rental house – about 1,000 square feet. He plays video games and watches tv in the living room which is right beside the kitchen where […]

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Hanging a Pi-TOON-Ya

When The Three Stooges would say it, petunia became a word to spit out. My sister and I love TTS so we say it like them. I opted for a dark pink petunia in a hanging basket this year. I had visited one of the local plant stands hoping to find a fuchsia (I can […]

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Now That’s a Bug Bite!

I apologize for the poor quality of this picture, but you are probably thankful you CAN’T see it very well. I took this picture in the mirror after I realized how huge this bite had become. I had a total of about 5 of them that got this swollen – thankfully none were on my […]

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Memorial Day is a Time to Remember

Today I am remembering the fallen soldiers and the military members serving far from their homes. God bless the families as they wait for their loved ones to return safely from protecting our country. I don’t have to attend parades or celebrations to do this, and lately I am not very social, so I will […]

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April Snow in My Gardens

On Friday, April 16th, I woke up to snow falling and about an inch of the slushy stuff covering the ground and my car. I wonder if the plants get confused when this happens.

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