First Frost

Last night it was chilly enough that even Rollo wanted a jacket! I obliged him with ol’ Emma’s coat. By the way, if you’re wondering why he’s always anchored with a chain rather than rope, it’s because he’ll chew rope.  153 more words


The last day of summer

(poetry diary 33) I went looking for poems about the end-of-summer (Happy Last Day of Summer, b.t.w!) and got clobbered by this good one by Tim Bowling. 63 more words

First Frost!

Shockingly early!  It was quite light, and didn’t do much damage.  But most definitely, indubitably, frost!

This is going to totally throw off my planting schedule if first frost is mid… 20 more words

Growing And Gardening

Brrr…Overnight Temps Drop To 29 In Northern Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Just a few weeks after Minnesotans were looking to beat the heat at the Minnesota State Fair, temperatures are now dipping below freezing overnight in some northern Minnesota towns. 207 more words


It was 29 degrees in some parts of Minnesota this morning

It was a little chilly this morning.

While the Twin Cities bottomed out in the 40s and 50s, northern Minnesota saw temperatures dip below freezing Wednesday morning. 338 more words


First Frost: A Novel by Sarah Addison Allen | Review


From the New York Times bestselling author of Garden Spells comes a story of the Waverley family, in a novel as sparkling as the first dusting of frost on new-fallen leaves. 474 more words

Women Writers