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Keeping up with the Joneses (or should I say Marthas)

Then there was Brunch. Ah, Brunch. I love to hate you when I’m stressed out the wazoo in the days leading up to you. My children get tired of hearing about you and the laundry list of things that need … Continue reading

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Love/Hate Relationship

You know about the weeds in the flower beds. I have documented the jungle we have growing and my uncanny ability to help weeds thrive no matter the conditions and make real plants wither just by looking at them. But did … Continue reading

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This may hurt a bit

The woman who previously lived on the farm was really into gardening. She had the veggie garden, the berry garden, the “quick pick” garden (herbs and veggies planted near the house so they could be easily picked for cooking), the … Continue reading

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And life would never be the same again

Eight years. It has been eight years, but there are times when it seems like yesterday. Eight years ago, Zoe came into this world and life for all of us changed dramatically. She charmed us with her smile, her loving and … Continue reading

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Winter wonderland (in April)

I love the old-school Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie. It’s the sort of claymation one with Herby the elf that wanted to be a dentist and Yukon Cornelius. (I happen to think that Yukon has some of the best lines … Continue reading

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Spring Break(down?)

It is Spring Break. Children are out of school. Cabin fever (even with a mild winter) needs to be shaken off us like water after Riley jumps into the pond. So, can you guess where I am? Are those leaves … Continue reading

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If you give a kid a camera

[editor’s note: Zoe’s school has been doing a nature photo competition all year to celebrate one of their teacher’s going to Antarctica on a research expedition. The following are some of the images she’s captured with my nice, big, expensive, … Continue reading

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