Monthly Archives: August 2018

DOA’s Monthly Wrapup

Gardening It was mostly a gardening month.  I’m now looking at a big fall list that includes bringing in all my clay and ceramic pots for the winter, and tucking all of my garden shelves and plastic ornaments into the … Continue reading

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New to the Blogroll: Baking

As we head into cooler weather, it’s time think about baking in earnest.  Warm kitchen, warm house! I’ve added these new Baking blogs to the blog roll. Real Baking With Rose  Call Me Cupcake Broma Bakery Hint Of Vanilla Butter … Continue reading

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The Garden This Week

Another Roaster of a week.  Most garden time was spent watering.  In some cases, apparently overwatering, as many of my tuberous begonias shrank to nothing in their too wet pots.  Oops. My charming little bird trellis looks great all painted … Continue reading

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Rebus Madness

I had a comment awaiting moderation that asked for the answers to two Rebus puzzles from 2010.  In my initial post, I said the answers would be up May 30th! Yikes, Yikes.  The answer didn’t show up till November!!! … Continue reading

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This Week in the Garden

Less time in the garden this week than the last.  Rain, some crummy virus…bleh. While scooping the dog’s area, I saw this little guy.  Do they predict fall coming early?  Is the all white fuzzy guy predicting blizzards ahead?  Stay … Continue reading

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Photo Lightening, Just Testing, Nothing to See Here

Ignore this.  I’m testing out photo lightening to see if it’s worth the time it takes to do it before posting pictures. Original     Magnolia Bakery Grand Central Station NYC  With Minimal Contrast and Light Adjustments Of course it isn’t me … Continue reading

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