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Garden Journal 2019: Week 6

I really need to do some stuff. Weather seems be taking a turn for the better. We’ve actually had some sun! We’ve used the barbecue! Now I just need to get out and do some stuff. I did get out … Continue reading

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Garden Journal 2019: Flowers For The Bees (Week 5)

Still with the cold rainy weather and frost warnings. It’s like we just can’t spring this year. We get the odd sunny day (or patch of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy day). I’ve been home sick for most of the … Continue reading

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Garden Journal 2019: It’s raining again (Week 4)

Is it ever going to stop? We get the odd day, here and there; yesterday was actually beautiful (sadly, I had to work), but today it is pouring down rain again. I have a weather app on my phone, and … Continue reading

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Garden Journal 2019: Week 3

Weather has been gloomy – rainy, chilly, windy – with the occaisional interval of sunshine, just to tease. Actually finding it chilly in the office, which is not the norm where I sit, and cold at home too because Cory … Continue reading

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Garden Journal 2019: Week 2

We’ve been getting typical spring weather; some nice sunny days, some rain, cold days when the wind is blowing. Friday I had to walk to my piano lesson in pouring down rain. The rain doesn’t stop Isabelle, it’s too much … Continue reading

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Garden Journal 2019: Seed Starting

Weekends have been busy lately, and the weather has been cold and damp a lot of the time anyway – doesn’t really put me in the mood for gardening. But I’ve been wanting to get some seeds started and this … Continue reading

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After the Rain

It’s been a beautiful, hot summer – record breaking in fact. I think the past week or so has seen the highest temperatures and humidity. In other words, perfect tomato growing weather. We finally got some rain though; it was … Continue reading

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Art Diaries: Round Two

Hey, remember when I used to paint? And post stuff? There hasn’t been a lot of that lately… We had an unusually busy summer. It was a whole lot of fun, but tiring and somehow there just never seemed to … Continue reading

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End of an Era

A Year Ago Today Oct 31st of 2016 we lost Zappa. I felt like I wanted to write a post in Zappa’s memory, as I did for Frank, but somehow I could never quite do it.  This post was sitting … Continue reading

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Isobel: New Cat in the Garden

I still miss my Frank and my Zappa. This past Tuesday was one year without Frank. I couldn’t help but feel some sadness. I have a feeling I will miss those guys for the rest of my life. It’s been … Continue reading

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