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Bee Careful

Your time is valuable so I will try to keep this brief. ūüėČ Our honeybees¬† from last year didn’t make it. Some of you already knew. I think it was mites. Because the whole thing is a hobby, and both … Continue reading

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Canned Goods

Just fired up the dehydrator. The smell of garlic and tomato is still on my hands. Got me in the mood for a little Greg Brown…. Do you have any memories of helping someone in the kitchen growing up…even if … Continue reading

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Grounding

Small stand of¬† rye _______________________ Took this picture Saturday morning, just as the fog was starting to burn off.¬†¬† I planted some rye late last fall for a cover crop in the garden, decided to let it grow to maturity … Continue reading

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Eating Alone

I was just outside in the garden picking cherry tomatoes for salsa and picking up windfall apples in the orchard when a poem came to mind. ¬†I couldn’t remember the title, nor the name of the poet…just a couple of … Continue reading

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Tough Times.. A Muse

  The following story comes from the June/July 2016¬†¬†issue of Our Iowa. ¬†It is a magazine “written by Iowans for all who love Iowa.” ¬†DM ________________________ Molly Nichols who now lives in Wray, ¬†Colorado, tells about growing up on a … Continue reading

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Back To Eden

Eden: ¬†Paradise The garden where according to the ¬†account in Genesis Adam and Eve first lived ¬† A place of pristine or abundant natural beauty.   The scent of ¬†freshly ground wood chips is still on my fingers. I stumbled … Continue reading

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Taste A Little Of The Summer

Stumbled across this song for the first time this morning. ¬†Let me know what you think…DM

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