Category Archives: Nature

Last of the Shade Trees

The figs are gone; we ate them all, and now we’re sad. No more figs for a year. Now the pineapples are growing–still green, but getting larger. The hibiscus shove out new blooms daily, and the butterfly ginger scent the … Continue reading

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Ripening Figs…Soon, We Shall Eat!

Nothing much to report except that my little figlets are doing beautiful things. Almost ripe, and my mouth is watering to taste them! And a Happy Tuesday to you all.  

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Happy Height of Summer!

If you’re anything like me, you don’t always register the seasons according to what the calendar says, but rather listen instead to some “interior logic” of your own. So, in my mind, the 4th of July holiday marks the height … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2017

This year is continuing to fly in a whirlwind of activity that I only notice as certain dates approach, then disappear. Like tomorrow, the summer solstice here in the northern hemisphere. Really? The longest daylight hours, already? How is this … Continue reading

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Mid-June Update

Things have been busy here, and I’m still in a bit of a whirl. Dasher is fully recovered, according to Monday’s liver enzyme test, which is the biggest news for me. And the best. He’s been acting fine, so it’s … Continue reading

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May Flowers

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It’s raining today, rain that we desperately need. In honor of that, I’m going to post pics of the currently¬†blooming and fruiting things in my garden.

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April Update

I’ve been missing again–sorry. Life has taken a rather “full to the brim” tack, keeping me jumping. First there’s been an injury to my knee–no surgery, thankfully, but it still hurts, and limits my motions and actions. I’m not good … Continue reading

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Worms in my Kitchen? I’m So Glad!

My worm composter arrived yesterday morning. Yesterday afternoon, the worms themselves arrived, neatly bagged, then boxed and delivered into my mailbox! Now, the composter is assembled, and the worms are making themselves happy after their trip from Uncle Jim’s Worm … Continue reading

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