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This is the month when we hit the fig time

Fairview’s fig crop appears to be about a week behind schedule. Today (September 13) I found what may have been the only two (nearly) ripe figs in the entire neighbourhood. 253 more words

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And so, its time to go (again)

Once again we have to leave. M would have liked to stay longer but the boys have to be back and school and I have to go back to work. 1,449 more words


Seeding Venus's terraformed equator

With high temperatures and a blistering sun, the introduction of the first life to Venus’s equator will be difficult. The spots used for the seeding of the most basic forms of life – microorganisms – will need to be places like the narrow north-south clefts between rocks where nutrients and water exist and there is plenty of shade. 237 more words


Why one fig tree in the middle of nowhere has a 24-hour armed guard

When Parmeshwar Tiwari volunteered to join India’s Home Guard, he didn’t know he would spend five years on a hill in the middle of nowhere defending a fig tree. 761 more words

The Father's fair warning from a fruitless fig tree

In Christ’s parable of the fruitless fig tree (Luke 13:6-9) we find not only a warning to the nation of Israel, but a warning to the church in general. 423 more words


My Fig Tree Is Making Scripture Come Alive

Last summer I was given a small fig tree to grow in a container in my backyard.  I hadn’t  realized that such a gardening feat was even possible until I saw a fig tree with ripening figs, growing in a container on a friend’s small wooden deck.  717 more words

New Trellis and Project Update

Yesterday Mary made some extra lasagna and asked me to bring a portion over to our friend Jeanne.  As I visited with Jeanne for a couple of minutes she asked me if Mary and I were okay as she had not seen a post for several weeks and wondered if we were sick or traveling.  854 more words

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