Tag Archives: Dahlias

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“…a person…that is outdated or has become obsolete because of failure to adapt to changing circumstances.”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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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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Rain and DIY

Last week we received almost 7″ of rain which certainly made a dent in our moisture deficit. We’ve gotten 1.5″ of rain this morning, it’s still raining, and showers are forecasted a couple of days this week. With a plus … Continue reading

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Nor’easter

A Nor’easter blew in, and it brought me a shed. 🙂 We have been talking about getting a small garden shed for a couple of years, and found this 8′ x 8′ one made by a young man in Casco, … Continue reading

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What’s up?

So, how’ve you been? Staying well and safe, but busy? Busy is good. Since this pandemic started, everything has changed, but repurpose, recycle, and reuse are still good things. We wanted to change our kitchen eating area from a round … Continue reading

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The S word

It was cold and windy all weekend, but then it snowed. Snow on May 9. We were lucky that it came down for a couple of hours, but it didn’t stick. My friend to the north in ME watched 10+” … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Barn doors in Washington that led to Dahlias were like entering a candy store for me. My sister-in-law is a big Dahlia flower grower so one of our adventures was to visit her dahlia source, The Dahlia Barn. To say … Continue reading

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Coffee Klatch

If we could grab a decadent looking pastry and a wonderful cup of coffee, here are a few things I’d share this Monday morning. My husband and I are finally feeling better after 14 days. We’re down to just dealing with … Continue reading

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Garden Clubs

I belong to the Durham Garden Club. Why? Well, there are a lot of nice, talented gardeners who attend, and they present interesting monthly gardening topics through the long New England winter. When you can’t garden, you learn and dream. Tuesday … Continue reading

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