Garden in Bloom

I was reminded by a few friends that children really do pick up on all that is happening around them. That couldn’t have been better timed. Just after that conversation, I headed outside with the boys. They were super excited to help me pot up tomato seedlings. Later we wandered outside to walk around the…

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Garden Start 2021

photo of smiley 3 year old Siloh

It was a great weekend to get the garden started.  The boys were especially happy to help me plant all the things. We live in garden Zone 6b.  Our last frost is approximately April 23.  With that info, we reverse backwards to when we can start various seeds.  We planted seeds into trays on Saturday. …

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Frosty Coffee

There’s frost on the ground and my glider is tipped over so the wind doesn’t knock it down. I am eager for summer morning coffee out here before sunrise.

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Sunset: Breathe

It’s been a long day. I needed to stop and smell the wood fire burning, the autumn leaves decaying, my mug of maple tea, and a breath of fresh crisp air. Today was hard, long, and far from over. It’ll be a late night too. But for a moment – just breathe.

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Picking Apples

They’ve waited all year for these 2 goldrush apples. We started with over a dozen, but they kept picking them in June. 🤦🏽‍♀️🍏🍎🍏🍎

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