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Lost and Found

Last night I dreamed I lost my wallet in Dunn Hall at the University of Maine.  It’s not a dorm anymore, but it was in “my day.” Thank goodness it was only in my dreams that I lost it.  And … Continue reading

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Garlic Music

If you click on the beautiful image of “Music Garlic” below, courtesy of Whatley Farm in Topsham, you can read everything I’ve written about garlic on this blog. Today is the first day back to work from my two-week vacation … Continue reading

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The State of the Garlic

I got an e-mail from my friend Janet yesterday.  She writes: “I got notification that my CSA will start June 12th.  I am looking forward to it.  They are already starting plants.  I will look into the winter one at … Continue reading

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A Few More Hostess Gifties

After I finished yesterday’s blog post, I remembered a few other possible hostess gifties. Garlic and some saved Calendula seeds. It’s local, practical, and it won’t end up in a landfill. Sure enough.

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I’ll Think About It Tomorrow

There are many people today predicting “the end of the world as we know it.”  A band that was popular before alternative music was “mainstream” wrote a song about it in 1987.  Since then, the discussion about “the end of … Continue reading

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Two Pounds of Inspiration

The Mount Washington Observatory reported a light dusting of snow late Sunday night.  The altitude at The Observatory is significantly higher than the altitude of my gardens; I think I have some time to finish cleaning up before the snow … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Garlic

I pulled my garlic on Saturday morning. Pulling garlic is a bit of work.  The garlic bulb’s roots dig into the earth; some “oomph” is required to remove it.  That’s why it’s calling “pulling” and not “picking” garlic.  Folks with … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes

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When Towns Had Tools

I managed to sneak a little gardening in this past weekend.  My two rows of garlic are coming up strong, the rhubarb looks good, and there are at least 6 rows of dirt between them that needed to be refreshed. … Continue reading

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John Deere Green

My brother and I planned to spend some time together on Saturday, writer to writer, and we planned to meet in Uncle Bob’s garden.  My mother gave Uncle Bob the head’s up that we were coming, to which he said … Continue reading

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