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Moon, Moon, Moon…

I tried my best to lay low and stay under the radar but the effects of the moon were there nonetheless. There was a brief period at work today when everyone was complaining of a headache…definitely the new moon and … Continue reading

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Cherry Sunday

Today was a mixture of  have to, want to, and what did I get myself into? The first time I woke up was 5:30am…no way…that’s only four hours of sleep. I did fall back asleep for a bit but gave … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

M and I went traipsing through the mud and straw to pick eight quarts of Strawberries each. Then I taught M how to make strawberry jelly and she was the most enthusiastic student. “you mean that’s it?” “Yep…that’s all there … Continue reading

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Foraging for Flowers

Tonight I made the violet jelly from the violets I foraged on Wednesday….They look pretty and the taste is subtle. I would say it is more suited for a cheese tray…or what is that new fancy word? Oh yeah…charcuterie….this jelly … Continue reading

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The Way We Were…

The girl did go to her dads last night where they all are choosing to ignore what went down on Monday. The girl even said it herself today “I’m all about ignoring a problem until it goes away.” She still … Continue reading

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Can’t Even….

I don’t even know if I can put today in words….it’s unbelievable…. Today the girl and I went to a birthday party for my cousin’s daughters. They live out of state and the girls are turning one so this is … Continue reading

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Saving Summer

I’m a little late to the harvest game this year but I showed up this weekend. BV brought me some cherry tomatoes this week and I honestly think they were the best I ever tasted.  I put them in the … Continue reading

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Friends…Fun….Food

It’s been quite the eventful weekend! Yesterday the girl and I went with Force of Nature Girl and her family to M’s Labor Day party. M has mentioned this party in the past but this is the first year she … Continue reading

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This, That, and the Other….

As extra days go….this one was productive. My brother and sister in law did not have their annual shin dig because she had to work.  The girl was here in the morning and then she went to her dad’s so … Continue reading

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Torn

Torn…..I let myself get pulled in so many different directions….Truth? I do it to myself. I stopped at a Farmer’s Market after work because a girl I met at one of the craft shows had a booth set up. She … Continue reading

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