Tag Archives: New Blogger

Beekeeping

Beekeeping is hot right now. The only other thing close to it is chicken keeping. Chicken keeping I’m very familiar with, but beekeeping I wanted to learn more about. On a recent Saturday morning, my granddaughter and I went to … Continue reading

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Painting and Friendship

I love to paint – craft projects, walls, fences, houses, whatever – I enjoy it. After a professional career in Corporate America, I find painting relaxing. It provides a beginning, a middle, and an end. When you are done, you … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 08/01/12

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Lunch at New Castle

Last Sunday it was a beautiful sunny day, and we decided to drive about 25 minutes to New Castle Common and take our lunch. We found out quickly we weren’t the only ones who had the same idea. The Common … Continue reading

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Wellies

Wellies are fashionably hot or so it seems. The mall, the local feed store – wherever you go someone is wearing them out and about  in every color and pattern imaginable. When you look up their origin, the current rubber … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 07/25/12

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Blueberries

It’s blueberry season here in New England – hooray! We have very productive, established high bush blueberry plants here on the farm, but we all love them so much it seems we can’t ever get too many. So, the other day … Continue reading

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Camping – Ellacoya State Park

We’re back from a wonderful week of camping with the grandkids. Ellacoya State Park, Gilford, NH, is on the southwest shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, the state’s largest lake. The Coleman CT260 bunk house served us well – again. The campground … Continue reading

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Gone Camping – Ellacoya State Park

The to-do-list for this camping trip includes relaxing, swimming, hiking around the park, playing rummy, picking wild blackberries, eating at the picnic table, swimming, visiting Laconia, looking for the wild ducks, checking out a local farm and its produce stand, … Continue reading

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Plastic Row Cover – Gardening Review

Last year we built a hoop house and saw first hand how plants could thrive in that environment. The plants were protected from the harsh effects of the weather but received plenty of sun and heat to encourage growth. While … Continue reading

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