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Digging a Well

by Beth

After a week of drilling, our well is in place. Like every part of this experience, it was more complicated than we anticipated, but we’re happy with the results. 1,617 more words

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An Ode to the Box Turtle, Nature's Best Animal

I got tricked the other day. Someone asked me to take a personality test that was so simple, it only consisted of three questions. I agreed because: 774 more words

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"Slips of yew, silvered in the moon's eclipse."

I was pruning yew this morning for a gardening client. As I started to take back some of the new growth I noticed that it was covered in berries.  527 more words


Showing at the village show

I might have been forgiven for thinking, before we moved out of London, that the real village show (not to be confused with the village fete of course) was a thing of the past. 418 more words

Thank You For Being a Friend

The girls and I lost a friend this week. Nikki (above), Shelby (below) and I have been visiting at a local nursing home for a number of years. 231 more words


September 19 2018

Sun setting on a old farm in Randolph County N.C on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Douglas J Kinley)