TURKEYS – WHO KNEW?

I just love when I stumble across something that I did not know before.  Anyone after the age of fifty can relate to this.  I love learning, so it is a pleasant surprise when something like this happens: MMN.COM – Turkey Facts You Didn’t Know. They actually have things that I had never even thought … Continue reading TURKEYS – WHO KNEW?

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PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – Do you have one?

There are so many times that I have been asked for help, or asked someone else for help and got hung up on the description. “WHAT IS THIS GROWING ON MY HERB LEAVES?” “WHAT KIND OF BUG HAS WINGS AND IS EATING MY PEPPERS?” “WHY IS MY PLANT DYING?” Sound familiar? Either you have confronted … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – Do you have one?

HOW DANGEROUS IS YOUR GARDENING?

This question came up while I was driving by a farmer the other day.  He was out on one of their huge new-fangled tractors (you know, the kind with the cab over it for heating and A/C), with the strangest thing I ever saw behind it. My father's influence made me pull over and watch … Continue reading HOW DANGEROUS IS YOUR GARDENING?

WHERE DO YOU DO “IT” AT?

Ok, most of you – get out of the gutter! I am talking about food processing here. We have such a nice new house with outstanding new porches that it would be a shame not to use them every chance we get. Well, the food processing season has come upon us once again. This time … Continue reading WHERE DO YOU DO “IT” AT?

I NOW REALIZE THERE ARE ONLY 2 SEASONS!

I used to have the normal four seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Well, not anymore. At least, not since I took custody of my 8-year old Grandson. My new “two” seasons are just: SCHOOL SEASON - AND - FOOD SEASON School season is obvious to anyone that is a parent or guardian. When the … Continue reading I NOW REALIZE THERE ARE ONLY 2 SEASONS!

FFF-FRIDAY – WOO HOO!!! Have you seen the signs?

It’s time to prepare!  Have you seen the signs?  There are many out there: (please do NOT click on the links until the very end-thank you.) Cicadapocalypse: What you need to know. Snakes found hunting in packs. These two were just in today’s email information.  Then there are the other signs: What is a supermoon? … Continue reading FFF-FRIDAY – WOO HOO!!! Have you seen the signs?

DO YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES?

Bad news.  Bad news.  Then more bad news.  I AM SOOO TIRED OF BAD NEWS!  I have started a new self-help campaign…seek out good news!  Here is one that I came across this week: Love the smell of spring? Here’s where the season’s odors come from. It was kind of sad and disgusting.  So I … Continue reading DO YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES?