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Squirrel madness!!!

Thursday, June 07, 2012      5 comments

I know you are wondering why there is the above photo...well I have squirrel madness..We have 3 peach trees with peaches and one had almost ripened...but they were still gr... Read more

Blueberry Dreams

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      5 comments

I'm having blueberry dreams...Our blueberries are beginning to ripen. Yesterday afternoon we picked abut 2 gallons...then the DIl came out this morning and she and Miss Mol... Read more

Fast Dash Weekend

Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

Well our trip to Texas was a made dash!!!!! Really not much fun..no sight seeing and it was so hot and miserable the entire time. We left home around 8:30a.m. Friday and... Read more

Getting Ready

Thursday, May 31, 2012      3 comments

Well we have been getting ready to go to Texas tomorrow morning...have our bags packed and cooler is full of garden goodies for the kids and will pack our eating cooler in the morning. We have bathed the dog. and watered all the plants and now t... Read more

Busy busy day

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      2 comments

Have you had one of those days where the time just flew and you were just so busy that you had no time to think...I'm retired and still had one of those days..I had forgotten how tired it always made me feel at the end of the day. And really I w... Read more

nice day

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      5 comments

My sister and BIL came out today and ate breakfast with us. We cooked nad ate under the gazebo..had a great visit...and they went home with garden goodies. Got a short walk in before the heat became unbearable...going to have to start getting o... Read more

Jam

Monday, May 28, 2012      2 comments

This is what I've been working on today. I put up 35 pints of plum jam...We won't eat it all but they make nice gifts at holiday time..and it is so yummy...it is from our O... Read more

Little bit of Heaven

Sunday, May 27, 2012      3 comments

I thought I would give you a few pictures of our place. First bounty from our garden. Every container has some kind of fruit or veggies. This is our gnome garden update. We p... Read more

Living the Past

Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

I just love this saying and it really reminds us that we can't go back and live our past...once it is gone...it is gone for good...so we need to concentrate on the present and... Read more

Under the 200 mark

Friday, May 25, 2012      6 comments

I'm giving myself flowers..gardenias that is...(bush is in full bloom)...but it is to celebrate finally making it under 200lbs...just by half a pound but hey I will take all I... Read more

gold fish pond idea

Thursday, May 24, 2012      2 comments

I always wanted a gold fish pond ever since I was a child and happened to stumble across one while visitng some friends who lived in the country. They had not kept up their... Read more

Sleeping Dogs Lie

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      1 comments

Dogs have an uncanny ability tto sleep just about anywhere. I'm at the age where I struggle to get a good night's sleep. I've never been one to like taking naps, even when I w... Read more

Little garden friends

Sunday, May 20, 2012      1 comments

Many of you know I have a little gnome garden. Besides this one area, I have little garden friends hidden out around other places of the garden. Some are gnomes and some are j... Read more

Fishing

Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

This morning hubby and I drove out to a forest service lake near us. These are made with earthen dams to have water to fight forest fires. This one is exceptionally large a... Read more

"Worm Tree"

Thursday, May 17, 2012      2 comments

I bought this tree for hubby many years ago for Father's day. It is what we call a Worm Tree. It's real name is Catalpa or Catawba tree. It has beautiful blooms which later tu... Read more


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