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My Garden Helper This Weekend

I was so lucky to have some help in the garden this weekend. Someone to help me check the sweet potatoes and the new bed of squash and corn. Someone to check the railroad tie that separates these beds. Where else could we do our ‘matchsticks stemnasticks’ (Fantastic Gymnastics)

Southern Comfort

In the garden, the okra is being a little slow about producing. This year, I have grown my favorite ‘Red Burgundy’ and an okra classic ‘Clemson Spineless’ There are many ways to eat okra.  My daughter in law loves it pickled.  Our Louisiana friends throw it in the gumbo pot.  I’ve recently seen it cooked on […]

A New Year Begins

2013 has arrived cold and wet in Arkansas. Last night, we celebrated with a bottle and our sweet, little 3 week old grandson. A good time was had by all.  🙂 Being a grandma is THE BEST! ♥♥♥ A new year, though, brings plans for spring.  I can now concentrate on my reading material for […]

Growing a Family

I’ve grown a lot of things in my lifetime, but the most important thing I’ve grown is a family.  I’m not sure when it happened but all of a sudden my boys are grown up and having kids of their own.   Now that I’m a grandma, I am enjoying a  whole new role in the family […]

Dirt Therapy

One day we are motorcycling around  New Mexico, and the next day we are rushing back to be with a parent in time of need. Life can really change on a dime. It was rainy and dreary the first few days we were sitting in ICU.  It hadn’t rained much all summer, so people were happy and excited for […]