Monthly Archives: October 2013

Making More Plants

I hope by now you know how much I love free plants. As I was cleaning up the garden, I came across these unruly rose canes from my Zephirine Drouhin. And, around my house, if you get unruly you get … Continue reading

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Fun, Creepy and Somewhat Disgusting Halloween Recipes

For years, I have made creepy Halloween treats.  Here are a few of my favorites.  I never thought to photograph them, but I did find some pictures online.  Have fun with these! Witches Fingers 11 oz. tube refrigerated breadstick dough … Continue reading

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Small Town USA–The Final Chapter

After we left Leslie,  it was time for the guys to have some fun.  Both had been very patient as we shopped in these little towns (which, by the way, they were smart to take us on the motorcycle since saddlebags are not that … Continue reading

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Small Town USA–Part Two

The next day of our trip found us in Hardy, AR. Hardy sits next to the Spring River and was established as a result of booming railroad construction in the late 1880’s. Now with a population of less than 800, … Continue reading

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Small Town USA–Part One

Do you ever go through a small town and say, “we should stop here sometime.” That’s exactly what we did on our last motorcycle trip. Our trip started with breakfast at the only café in our very small town of … Continue reading

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Growing a Different Crop for Winter

Each year at this time, I clean up the garden. I gave up on growing food crops in the fall.  When the time changes, I leave the house in the dark and get home in the dark.  I don’t like … Continue reading

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Planning for Spring

Gardeners never rest. In the winter, we are reading seed catalogs and planning and dreaming of our perfect garden for spring (dreams are fun) In the spring, we are busy fulfilling those visions (for the most part) In the summer, we are … Continue reading

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Planting Garlic

Last fall was my first time to plant garlic.  It was so easy.  I picked a spot in the garden, made a raised area with the soil, planted and mulched. Then I left it alone until summer. You can’t get … Continue reading

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Dogs and Chickens

My current pastime is watching a new series. I call it Chicken TV. About a month ago, I started letting the chickens out of the coop in the evening to forage for bugs.  After a couple of nights of this, they … Continue reading

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