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All Roads Lead to Home

I rode my bicycle to Uncle Bob’s yesterday.  It took twenty-two minutes.  He was putting tools in his truck, on his way to The Farm to work on the tractor-hauling trailer.  I got a little nervous and asked if he … Continue reading

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Pleasant Street

There was a book that came out in 1990 called “14,000 things to be happy about.”  I still have it.  It was like a little Bible of interesting words and phrases, all chosen to evoke happiness.  I bought it because … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Running Through The Mist

Today’s post won’t be about one of my crazy dreams.  It’s really just about the dream I enter into when I sink down into the dirt of Uncle Bob’s garden.  It feels like sacred ground.  It’s hard to write about; … Continue reading

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Margaret Makes Toast of the Jinx

A few weeks ago, Uncle Bob accused me of jinxing the Red Sox, our neighbor Margaret was upset about it, and I had to crawl into a rain barrel.  One detail I left out was the fact that on Sunday … 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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Helen Help Us!

I know I should be writing about tomatoes, lettuce, or napping.  It’s Easter Sunday.  It’s also my mother’s birthday and since she has finally decided I could write about her on this blog, I’ve spent more than a few hours … Continue reading

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Word To My Cousins

Today’s post is “word” to my cousins, wherever you are: “The rhubarb is coming.” I know one of my cousins reads my blog (thank you very much, Kaye!) and I’m hoping she’ll tell a few of my other cousins, via … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Lilacs, Tulips, Daffodils, and Daisies

I’ve gone to Maine a lot lately.  I went to the Portland Flower Show, I went to Portland again to retrieve some forgotten gloves, and this week I had to go to Brunswick for a funeral.  Two weeks ago, while … Continue reading

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Spring Gloves

You might remember my story about aprons and “a very close family member who does not want to be mentioned on this blog (yet).”  Great news!  She has agreed to be mentioned on this blog.  Drum roll…it’s my mother!  (Thanks, … Continue reading

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