Harvest is about finished

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Harvest is about finished When the sun came out this morning after a full week of drizzly, nasty weather, we did a happy dance. I pulled our parsnips (in the rain) and canned them up...

The rain and the hot days are making the gardens terrific

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For more than a month we've been experiencing above normal temperatures along with plenty of rain. So just like last year was the worst gardening year for us, this is the very best. For...

We’ve had a real wet spell

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After so many nice sunny fall days, suddenly the rains are upon us. I finally got the last of the carrots canned up and, boy, do they look great in the jars. Yesterday I...

Our beautiful weather continues

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Every day now, with temperatures in the sixties and even seventies, we've been able to do a whole lot. This past weekend, David's friend, Jacob, came over to help him thin trees and brush,...

Finally, I got a box of books

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Hey, I'll admit the wait was my fault. After the holidays we had a cash flow crunch. But we were excited when I could finally order and receive the first box of books, the...