Tag Archives: Spring chores

April showers

April showers bring May flowers. Well, we can hope. 🙂 I was able to get two truck loads of sticks and leaves to the recycling center. I made a dent in the sticks but only a down payment on removing … Continue reading

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Spring chores

Do you have a chore list this time of year? I started mine yesterday. When I was a kid, I played Pick-up Sticks, and every time I’m out there doing this chore, I smile thinking about all those games. I … Continue reading

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There are as many reasons as there are snowbirds as to why retirees head to warmer territory than their home state during the winter months. It’s not news to anyone who knows me that one of my top reasons is … 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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Almost May

One word – busy. The weather has warmed up at last, and the outdoor list is long. The Master Gardeners projects have started, and I’ve been doing social media and computer work for them like it is a full-time job. … Continue reading

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No one loves a good sale more than I do. I spent several hours this past weekend looking for plants on line. Then I went to the store to buy a plant pot and noticed right next to all the … Continue reading

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