Category Archives: New England

Lessons learned

The gardening chores are done, and the spring bulbs are planted. I bought a gardening auger from Aubuchon for under $20 that works with my battery drill to assist in bulb planting. I don’t know what took me so long … Continue reading

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Fall Checklist

I am almost done, almost. A few more hours of cutting back, and gardening season is over. Well, except for all those bulbs that need to be planted and a ‘few’ weeds that need to be dug up. 🙂 Most … Continue reading

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Coffee & Color

I like good coffee. I mean I really like good coffee. ☕️ We enjoy Peet’s at home, and our coffee machine can grind beans, and it makes good coffee. Sometimes we’re out and about and want to grab a quick … Continue reading

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The Big Return

In New England, what goes out in the spring must be returned in the fall. At least that is the routine if you want to enjoy those blooms again and use those items the following year and not have to … Continue reading

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Fall is here

Have you ever wanted to blog but as you stare at the blinking cursor, you can’t think of something interesting or thought provoking? I’m on week two of that feeling, but here I am anyway. 🙂 I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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Dinosaur

“…a person…that is outdated or has become obsolete because of failure to adapt to changing circumstances.” I really don’t like the idea of being obsolete so I do a lot of googling to try and understand new thinking including a … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Flashback

Over the weekend, we decided to get some iced coffee on the way home from an errand. Around the circle we went, ready to make the turn, when I saw a little girl sitting on the ground next to a … Continue reading

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Wet and Humid

I’m not a fan of humidity. When we left the Midwest, I thought I’d said goodbye to it, but global warming had other thoughts. So, here I am gardening in NH, and the humidity has been up in the 80-95% … Continue reading

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And so it goes

Here we are halfway through August heading into fall. Yes, the leaves of some trees are starting to turn. At home, we worked through several days of sweltering heat and humidity. It was wicked hot and swampy humid. The temps … Continue reading

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