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Kids and blogging

Those of you who have been with me a long time know that I used to blog a lot. Like, a lot a lot. And I’ve written before (also here) about how or why I just sort of tapered off. … Continue reading

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Free rangers in training

I’ve got some seeds started in the basement this year. The brassicas I start 2 seeds to a pot and then clip one seedling out if they both germinate. These fresh, tender little greens are perfect for introducing the chicks … Continue reading

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Spring mud

New rug for the mudroom. I don’t imagine it will look this pristine for long. Spring means muddy chore boots and muddy dog paws, all coming through the mudroom. So much mud. Makes me want to skip straight from winter … Continue reading

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Tastes like spring

I love this time of year when all the fresh, green things start coming back into season again. The only things I’ve got ready to eat in my own garden are chives, but even that little bit somehow makes my … Continue reading

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Chick therapy

Sometimes in the spring, when the weather is cold and damp, chicks develop what I so technically call “poopy butt”. Usually, as their feathers grow in, it takes care of itself. But once in a while one gets such a … Continue reading

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Run, Rafe, run

Rafe’s first meet of his first season of track. I feel like I’ve been waiting for this moment for over 12 years now. As soon as he could walk he was running. The soundtrack of his early years is just … Continue reading

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Taking a moment

Last Friday was finally a gorgeous spring day and a day that I had off work. So I was working in the yard, raking up the detritus of last fall. The sun was so warm, the grass finally green, and … Continue reading

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En garde

Titus has spent a lot of time barking at the creek lately. See that gray long-necked visitor in the creek? It’s that time of year when we see cranes, herons and Canada geese stop by as they migrate. This guy … Continue reading

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Spring Sprouts

This time of year I get itchy to get in the garden and grow things, and I get a hankering for something fresh and green to eat. I haven’t started seeds for a few years now, but this is my … Continue reading

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Something new

I know posting has been a bit light as of late. So I thought I’d better let you in on a new little project I’ve got going with one of my forever best friends called “Postcards”. You can find it … Continue reading

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