Monthly Archives: July 2011

Last Week of July

We returned home from our weekend in Nova Scotia on Sunday, with a week of vacation still ahead of us. Ah, vacation. Looking forward to a sleep in our air conditioned bedroom, we pulled into the driveway to see that … Continue reading

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A Different Garden

Cory and I are fortunate in the lot that we have in the city; our yard borders on undeveloped property so we look out and see trees. Still, I can’t help missing the yard I grew up in. Can you … Continue reading

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And A Week Later…

One thing about this summer, I haven’t had to water the garden. That’s looking on the bright side, right? This week has actually been pretty nice. We have had some rain showers, but no full on rainy days. The showers … Continue reading

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Tomato Disaster 2011

I hung my tomato planters on the same plant hangers that I had strawberry plants on last year. From the beginning I ¬†was concerned that they might not be up to the job. Every day, as we arrive home from … Continue reading

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Dill Dip & Curry Dip

So you find yourself with an excess of yogurt to be used up (so I’ve been told – you know who you are). Or, like me, you mostly prefer to eat your veggies raw (because raw veggies = tasty whereas … Continue reading

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Brunch At Lily’s Cafe

This was our second visit to Lily’s Cafe; the first was a Friday evening with our friends Karl & Trisha, I guess a little over a month ago now. After the first time, we definitely wanted to go back. The … Continue reading

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Solar Cattails

A few weeks ago at Costco I saw some solar lights made to look like cattails. I didn’t buy them at the time, but they stayed in my mind so last Thursday when we walked by them again, I picked … Continue reading

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Canada Day Weekend 2011

Yay for long weekends! It hasn’t been a great summer so far, the weather has been gloomy and depressing. But, if this is what we’re going to get, I will try to make the best of it. Local strawberries have … Continue reading

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