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As the Story is Told: Farming Life Part II

Every week, I share an excerpt from the book my Great Aunt helped write, As the Story is Told: A History of Morpeth and Community, which was printed in 1986. 849 more words


Second Test Run / The Caulkmobile Below Freezing

The weather prediction for last night was in the low 40s, so I decided to take advantage of one of the last days of Fall to test the propane repairs I had made to the Caulkmobile, the goal being a hot cup of coffee in the morning. 289 more words


Sunshine in a jar

Only one week to go before Amberley A & P Show on Saturday 1st November (Amberley Domain, Douglas Road). If you haven’t been to this small, friendly springtime country Show, now is the time to make a change. 133 more words

Anglican Church

Time Talking, Time Flying

I have been away.  No, not really travelling but far away and seemingly for a very long time.

My friend Noche, the German Shepherd, was here for over a week and then she traded us for her own loving family.   119 more words

How to Stain a Deck

Learning how to stain a deck is not difficult with a little research and a willingness to perhaps get a little dirty. If your deck is looking a little dingy it might be time for a facelift and a good deck stain can make a world of difference. 418 more words

Country Living

Spring and the lizards are enjoying the garden

Well I was pretty excited yesterday..i spotted a Blue tongue lizard while I was making a coffee..grabbed the camera and off I went..he was beautiful..not happy with me bursting in on his sunbathing though…I took some pics..guided him off our driveway and came back in.. 236 more words