Monthly Archives: May 2018

Beautiful weather

Looking for me? I’ve been outdoors most of the time. When you’re outdoors do you have to deal with ticks? NH is listed as the state with the highest record of Lyme disease due to the high tick population and … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Here in the United States, today is Memorial Day. To many it is a three-day weekend providing opportunities for trips to the beach, picnics, barbecues, camping, or an extra day off from work – all good things. However, the real … Continue reading

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In the garden

I’m wiped out. Boo hoo, I know. 😎 The MG plant sale went off on Sunday even though we had several threats of heavy rain. A little over 1,000 individual plants were sold, and we deposited over $4,000 which will go … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

I know I complained about spring taking its own sweet time about getting here, but she has surely arrived. I can tell by the blisters on my hand, the soreness in my back, a never-ending list of outside chores, 52 … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

The Amtrak Downeaster travels between Massachusetts and Maine Depending upon the day of the week there are either five or seven trains running in both directions. I like knowing I live in a town with a train station. I even … Continue reading

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Dirty nails

I have dirty nails which means it’s definitely gardening season here in New England. 🙂 The Bleeding Hearts are starting to bloom, the other perennials are popping up, and three blisters later, I had raked 23 bags and two pickup … Continue reading

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Sunny Wednesday

The thermometer is going to hit 87 in my part of the world today. Let’s remember – a week ago, jackets, hats, and gloves were required. Dare I say that I think we have messed with the environment a little … Continue reading

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