Category Archives: New England

Fall

The calendar tells us fall has arrived. I could have told everyone that by the 42°F reading when I make coffee in the morning or the chili that was in the crockpot yesterday. 🙂 We received 3″ of rain last … Continue reading

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Nature

I haven’t participated in a photo challenge in a long time, but how could I pass up Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge when the topic is ‘Nature.’ Thanks, Dan, for the reminder. A lot of people are perfectly happy being indoors … Continue reading

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Golden Years

2020 and 2021 paved a new way for those ‘Golden Years’ to be interpreted, and I think I can safely say they were challenging. 2022 was supposed to be much better, but since life is a journey we are still … Continue reading

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August

I’ve been busy gardening through the 100°F days right up to our current absolutely wonderful range of low 80’s with a nighttime drop to mid 50’s. It reminds us of what New England temperatures use to be and why people … Continue reading

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Daylily season

The daylilies are blooming, and I always enjoy them. The blooms last for one day, which in this hectic world we live in, reminds me to stop and enjoy them because their beauty is fleeting. These are the ones blooming … Continue reading

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Garden Tours

For a gardener, a garden tour is a wonderful opportunity to take a look at another gardener’s vision. Last week, I got lucky and did it several times. On Tuesday, along with some other friends, we visited a Master Gardener … Continue reading

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June

The weather took a hard left turn last week. We had mornings in the 40’s and mid-day temps of low 60’s. That’s rather cold for June, but the plants don’t seem to mind. Trees and shrubs are growing, berries are … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Gardeners who plan well have flowers blooming throughout the spring and summer. I’m still working on that. My biggest problem is I love spring flowers. Besides gardening and reading, we’ve been doing a few jobs around the house. Remember that … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Home of the free because of the brave. Thank you. 🇺🇸 I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice … Continue reading

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Flowers

Even though our weather has been jumping from 50 to 90 degrees depending upon the day, the flowers are starting to bloom. It’s also the season to plant containers, and if you’ve bought annuals this year you know the prices … Continue reading

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