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Canned & Dehydrated...

No, I didn’t get fired, and my water consumption is good, but I made ya look, right?

Our pepper plants are putting out more than the corner hooker this year. 284 more words

Of Interest

Feeding the Rabbits

I never feed the rabbits on purpose. They are wild rabbits, not domestic.

It’s a weak argument, at best, because I often put out bird seed. 782 more words


I Canned, I Saw, I Conquered!

This weekend the weather wasn’t optimum for swimming and/or tanning; the water was too cold, the overcast made it muggy, and I decided to take a cue from Ma Nature in that it was a good day, yesterday, to gather my surplus hot peppers and actually, you know, CAN them. 753 more words

Life’s Little Victories

Watering the Robins

One of the features missing in our yard is a proper bird bath. I frequently pause in front of bird bath displays at home improvement and garden stores, but I always find an excuse to move on without buying. 141 more words


Best Pals in Their Party Hats

This oldie but goodie I took a long time ago, before digital. It’s always been one of my favs, so I was glad I could repair it in Photoshop. 25 more words


Anaxyrus (formerly Bufo)*

Early in May I found this little toad while I was mowing. After taking a few photos, I helped it into a flower bed and continued mowing, planning out a blog post as I made circuit after circuit around the yard. 438 more words


Garden Markers

My Salsa Garden turned out great and I’ve already got 4 banana peppers and a Jalapeno pepper out there! I can’t wait for the tomatoes to start growing! 198 more words