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One Man's Trash...

Alert “06880” reader Ed Paul had already put 75 bags of leaves on North Avenue. He was worried he’d have to start blocking the sidewalk if the town did not come by soon to pick them up. 169 more words



The in-laws gifted us these two fig tree cuttings and sent over a small bowl of figs from the tree they were cut from.  Tasty!  I hadn’t ever eaten a fresh fig before, my only exposure to figs of any sort was by way of those Newton cookies and the occasional holiday candied treat.   220 more words





On bare

Fig tree

Branch tips


By evening’s

Fading light


Raucous calls

Until dark

–Image, Craig Roberts–


Things That Tickled My Fancy Today - 5th October Edition

I was enjoying a glass of wine this evening while taking in the ever changing view. The wind had died down and one of the Turkeys was making discovery noises. 147 more words

Every Day

Flo's Five-A-Day

Hello all, it’s Flo the guest blogger again.  The Missus is in a slight depression because she is on some sort of ‘fast’ – something to do with not buying any fabric for a year or something – so she said I could do the post today. 520 more words

Pets & Problems

Poetry 365 - Day 236 (A Touch of The Med!)

Cold northern climate
Figs ripen, summer magic
A touch of the Med!


Figs: In honor of my grandparents

In 1993, I transferred jobs within IBM and moved from New York to North Carolina.  Not only did I find a much better work environment, I found a better hardiness zone for growing plants. 317 more words