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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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Dear Aunt Tomato – Cold Weather Crops

The information I provide to you is editorial and helpful in nature and cannot be construed as perfect truth.  Some of the information I am providing is based on anecdotal evidence and personal experience.  The benefit claimed has not been … Continue reading

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Some Things Are Not For Sale

I got a “Happy St. Patrick’s Day” e-mail from one of my vendors the other day.  Part of the note follows verbatim; with some words and phrases modified to protect the vendor (can you find the typo?): “I just wanted … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Shreds

Thursdays are strange days at the office.  There is a certain stressful energy that builds up during the week and by Thursday, everyone is running pretty fast, throwing a lot of plates in the air and trying to keep them … Continue reading

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Red (turtle) Neck

For the past two weeks, I’ve noticed three deer grazing on the lawn outside my office after dark.  It looks like a doe and two calves, one calf smaller than the other but neither having those white Bambi spots.  None … Continue reading

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