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April Showers and All That

The weather puppets were calling for rain yesterday so I made it to Uncle Bob’s before dark and planted a few “cold weather crops.” Click on the picture to read what I had to say about that a few years … Continue reading

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The State of the Bonide

Last night was the state of the wha wha wha wha on the Tee Vee.  It was probably on the radio, too, on En Pee Are and on some static-filled right-leaning AM stations.  It was quiet here last night, by … Continue reading

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Volunteers in the Garden

I found a few lettuce volunteers while cleaning up the garden. In the upper left is “green bibb deer tongue” and in the lower right is “red oakleaf.” They were delicious! Farewell, beloved garden.  Sleep well under the watchful eye … Continue reading

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Green(s) Day

Ladies and gentlemen, it is my sad duty to inform you that the Boston Celtics lost in game 2 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Semifinals series last night.  This eliminates several interesting word plays using the words “green” and “greens.”  … 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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Dear Aunt Tomato

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Dear Aunt Tomato

If I had lots of nieces and nephews, I don’t think I’d be a doting aunt.  Sure, I’d remember their birthdays, graduations, and weddings with the appropriate card and cash gift, but doting might not be possible.  I only have … Continue reading

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The Lettuce Farm

I spend a lot of time thinking about the food I eat.  It’s not a new thing; my mother began feeding us “health food” during the 70’s.  Both she and her sister (Aunt Dot) had copies of “Let’s Get Well” … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Sunshine Flashback

On Wednesday, I suggested you could put a seed catalog under your pillow and possibly dream in flowers.  I know it seemed silly and (pause) New Age.  I’d be lying if I told you I actually did put a seed … Continue reading

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Why Farmers Don’t Celebrate Groundhog Day

Sure, groundhogs are sort of cute.  They have a couple of big, lettuce munching front teeth, but they’re kind of cute.  You’ll read a lot of dumb stories about them today, too.  Maybe there is a reality Tee Vee show … Continue reading

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