Monthly Archives: April 2013

In the Garden: Jumpstarting the Year 101

The season got off to a rough start with a late heavy snowfall last Tuesday. Luckily my traditional five days off to get the garden going began Wednesday! By Wednesday, my first full gardening day, the snow was mostly a … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes, Seriously.

Original, eh?  Still I took these photos tonight of the snow filled area on Tuesday morning’s video.  Voila! Spring! Touches of green in the grass! My Baptista appears upright and unharmed.  My sweet husband brought out my swing 🙂 Raised … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Garden by Rudyard Kipling

To get the season off to an even more auspicious start, here is a lovely poem that captures the essence of gardening: Our England is a garden that is full of stately views,Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and … Continue reading

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Gardening Season 2013 Kickoff in D.O.A.’s Garden

I have taken off about five days each spring whenever I can to give my garden a jump start.  Clear away leaves and old foliage, draw new maps of what survived the winter, make plans for new plantings, get my … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Picture of the Day

Saw this on FB and it reminds me of my co-worker aka Rubber Duck Woman. If I could use Photoshop at all I’d replace Snape’s head with hers. Much better.

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Catching Fire Teaser Trailer

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Ye Liebster

I rarely get comments but happened to notice one from novelist Kaye George nominating me for a “Liebster Award”.   I read Kaye’s post on the award, and the post by L. D. Masterson who nominated Kaye.  There appears to be … Continue reading

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