Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Lilacs Have Arrived

Beep, beep…beep, beep…beep, beep… It’s Monday, my alarm is going off, and I’m hitting the snooze button.  I don’t want to get up.  A lovely scent of lilac is drifting over from my night stand.  Ah…spring!  I guess I can … Continue reading

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Peace Trellis

I have never grown peas; I ate some delicious pea tendrils this spring and decided I would try to grow some.  I found instructions for making a “pea trellis” out of an old window and if you can believe it, … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Jet Noise

If you’re a new reader, you might think today’s post is strange.  Let me quickly set the stage for you:  I don’t have particularly restful sleep and sometimes when I try to improve it, I have funny dreams.  It all … Continue reading

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Itty Bitty Surprise Garden

When I first started growing stuff, I grew flowers.  I planted these daffodil bulbs over on The Farm almost 10 years ago and then I forgot about them. They didn’t forget about me.

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A Pear In A Rain Barrel

Three years ago, we bought a rain barrel for the Hampton Victory Garden through a program sponsored by the water company.  Skyjuice New England provides the barrels to communities at a reduced price to encourage water conservation.  Since we have … Continue reading

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Why I Joined Facebook

Dear Friends, I’m kind of stubborn sometimes.  My father’s stubborn, too, so maybe I have a stubborn gene.  There’s nothing wrong with being stubborn; being stubborn about brushing my teeth morning and night has served me well.  No one has … Continue reading

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The See Saw

It’s Monday, it’s raining, and I’m on the down swing of the see saw.  Last week, I predicted fears of a drought would dissipate with the first downpour and this may be so.  I drove home to the Coop in … Continue reading

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Julie Jinxes The Red Sox

On Saturday night, I stopped over to Uncle Bob’s to give him some Dorinny corn I wanted him to plant.  It’s organic corn from way up north at Wood Prairie Farm in Bridgewater, Maine.  He seemed agreeable and he said … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Tears On My Pillow

The last week was a busy and sad one here on the New Hampshire Seacoast.  With all my activity, I haven’t had any time for seed catalogues, daydreams, or night dreams.  My head hits the pillow and before I know … Continue reading

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Cindy’s Tulip

I haven’t always been the volunteer coordinator at the Hampton Victory Garden.  Cindy preceded me and she’s good at remembering the important things, like planting tulips.  I’m glad she did. Take a picture of a blooming tulip today!

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