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Little green wonders: Tomatoes

Yes, green.

I didn’t have much luck with my tomatoes this year.

First, since my greenhouse died, I had to plant them outside when it was really a bit too chilly. 293 more words

Chit Chat

Fresh Flowers and a Tablecloth

Here we are on a beautiful Thursday afternoon. It has been a warm one, topping out at 87F.  Cooler weather arrives on Friday with the mid 70’s for highs. 150 more words

Summer Gold

The Russian Mammoth Sunflowers are in their full glory. Towering up to 11 feet and one that must be over 13 feet tall. Their heads bending down from the weight of the growing seeds. 35 more words

Unconventional apple fun

Lately Ama and I have taken up sitting out on the deck or by a campfire and watching the sun go down. As it gets somewhat darker, we can hear wildlife creeping out of the forest and into the fields for food. 417 more words

Country Living

Our New Homestead

I have been stalking Craigslist.  It is exhausting.  The rents in our county have nearly doubled.  Mention eight cats (let alone a dog, chickens, ducks, and goats…and self employment and bad credit) and it’s amazing how quickly someone else gets the house!  758 more words


Vacation time

Summer is for music festivals.

What’s a better time than to head into nature with friends and see great bands. That was my weekend.

My friends C & J and I went to the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, an event that combines farmers market, local artisans and music, and it’s held at the Christie Lake Conservation Area, an hour away from Toronto. 502 more words