Monthly Archives: June 2014

Just Some Purty Flowers

So many things are blooming now, I just couldn’t stop at a couple of pictures. The Mirabilis jalapa or 4 o’clocks are a reseeding annual.  Some years I have more yellows and white, but this year I have more pink. … Continue reading

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Summertime Stroll

Last year, I went a little crazy and out of control with all the seeds I grew and (eventually) planted. This winter, as I was surrounded by seed and plant catalogs, I gave myself a talking to and vowed not to … Continue reading

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Summer Fashion

Caladium goatee it’s all the rage this summer!

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And Then There Were 4

The wait is over! Joshua was officially adopted and a member of our family. http://ourtaleof2dragons.blogspot.com/2014/06/joshua-day.html As part of the adoption process, they will have a guide and a couple of other adoptive families that they will hang out with until … Continue reading

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An Exciting Way to Become a Father

My brother-in-law will become a father again today. He became a first time father 3 1/2 years ago when they adopted their son from China. Today, he will become a father again as they adopt another son from China.  I … Continue reading

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I Did a Dessie

My great grandmother’s name was Dessie. She traveled from Tennessee on a wagon train.  When she was very young, her mother died along the way and was buried somewhere in Oklahoma territory.  She never knew where. She met my great -grandfather in … Continue reading

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Back on Track

May has a way of slipping by me. But the garden is planted and growing quickly. The chickens will be leaving tomorrow (they are 9 weeks old already!) The bees are buzzing along.  I added another body a few weeks … Continue reading

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