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Farm Fresh Lunch

When you go from having always rented to suddenly owning 14 acres, the possibilities are endless. You read books, watch YouTube videos, and dream big. At least that is what J and I did the first few months. 412 more words

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A life reanimated

This was not how I planned to spend my morning…but I’m so glad I took the time! Each morning we feed and take care of the Ebed House animals. 390 more words

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I have a love, hate relationship with hummingbirds.  Love them.  Small, quick, beautifully colored.  I love the whir of their wings.  I envy those with hummingbird feeders that the hummers flock to.   763 more words


This morning...

I went outside this morning to get a few dahlia and gladiola bulbs in the ground. Got a little wet.  To be expected.  I also wandered around with my camera to capture some spring beauties. 211 more words


Beeswax, Tallow and Candles

I quite like candles.  Something about the small flame makes me feel warm and calm.  I used to buy 4 per month from a store in town.  279 more words


It's All About That Base - $20 Bench Redo - Before & After

I recently found a $15 bench at a thrift store in Somerville. It’s nothing special but has decent bones and with the lid coming off so easily it was a no-brainer. 178 more words


Enchanted afternoon

Parker, the middle great grandchild decided he wanted to spend the day with Pa and Gamma Grape.

We agreed and entered the wonderful world and imagination of at three year old for several hours. 139 more words

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