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a quick trip

With our nights in the 20s and days in the 30s, I was feeling like visiting a warm, relaxing place.  Maybe two.  So I headed out to the compost pile and experimental outdoor worm bed. 75 more words


These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

I wanted to compile a list of things (or gadgets or do-dads) that have made my life a little easier over the years and maybe give you some ideas for last-minute shopping.  715 more words


Voluptuous Decay

Winter’s flattened out the garden. The view outside the window is tidy and discreet. Spring promises new enchantments with 180 more bulbs planted, but they sleep underground with the roots and worms and seeds of next year. 307 more words

Seasonal Rants

Compost walls done

I just finished the walls today as I am still a bit sore from moving the 50 lb bags of concrete that I used to cement the posts in place yesterday. 55 more words


Grow Your Own Princess Popcorn

My daughter is half tomboy and half princess, she is either one extreme or the other.  Needless to say, we have many “pink” accessories.  So while shopping with her in the retail store (yes, we have a store – check it out!) her eyes immediately went to pink popcorn.   385 more words

Vegetable Garden

Another move, another compost

After months of packing, moving and unpacking we have landed in the deep south confronted by a cold front which has left everyone in the house with a hacking cough. 281 more words

Military Spouse

The Hungry Compost Bin

The compost bin was hungry

And it wanted something new.

It’d reduced old fruit and lettuce leaves

To gloopy, slimy goo.

“Enough with all the green waste, 42 more words