Monthly Archives: June 2006

I repeat…

Fatman and Robin (aka Fatty McKittykins & Black Kitty) napping on the couch. …they are not housecats. Olivia got an excellent report at her appointment today. Everything looks great, and a hearing test showed that her hearing has returned to … Continue reading

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My little farmer

Rafe is remarkably self-entertaining out in the garden. You’d think he’d get sick of being out there with us, but we usually have to drag him in the house when it finally gets too dark to weed anymore. He loves … Continue reading

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June Garden

the garden, June 23rd What a difference one month makes! In last month’s garden snapshot the only visible growing things were the strawberries along the fence, the sweet potato transplants mid-garden, and the lettuce bed a ways beyond that. Now … Continue reading

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pole beans reach for the sky I said I was done. Dunzo. Finito. Finished. I’ve had my fill of planting for this year. Well, there are exceptions. Like another sowing of lettuce. And spinach. And maybe peas, broccoli and cabbage. … Continue reading

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Look what I found

Someone’s building a clutch under the catmint

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The best gifts have feathers

Can you believe this bunch of beautiful girls? (And a couple of very handsome boys.) And can you believe that Patti from Over the Garden Gate so generously gifted them to me? She decided to downsize her flock and I … Continue reading

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Bed o' greens (and a few reds)

The first crop of the garden for us is always a bed of mixed greens and lettuces. I love it with only a simple oil & vinegar dressing. My mom said it also made a good wilted lettuce salad. Even … Continue reading

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Restraint

I had to share this picture of Ava showing remarkable restraint for a 3-month-old puppy, watching as 3 orphaned kittens have their lunch. Though she is licking her lips. Cats definitely add an interesting dimension to the farm. When we … Continue reading

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Garden Yum

I think if pinned down I’d say that strawberries are my favorite fruit. Apples would come in second but the sweet juicy strawberry would win. I love them over vanilla ice cream. Or cake – angel food, pound, or short. … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day

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