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Rhubarb…Jungle Plant?

Rhubarb always looks so wild and lush, like an amazing jungle plant, with it’s enormous leaves and ruby red stalks. Yet, it is really a very hardy plant that grows well in a large range of climates. I love growing rhubarb and being able to harvest it. It has more uses than just pie, even […]

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Around the Yard

May 12, 2020 Spring is here! At lunch, I took a walk around the yard with my iPad, and took several pictures of flowers, buds, and new leaves. I just hope we don’t get any snow now!

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Southern Fried Apple Pies

I have been craving the food my grandmother used to make. I dreamed about making chicken and dumplings with her a few nights ago. I’ve also been thinking about her fried apple pies, so this weekend I made Fried Apple Pies. In my minds eye, I can see my grandmother in one of her checked […]

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Spring Trim for Nox

May 11, 2020 This weekend was time for Nox’s spring trim. We trim her in the spring, and it seems to take all summer for her wire hair to grow out for the winter. Here are some before and after pictures. Quick update on Luna, she is eating and being more active. The medicine that […]

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Luna Is a Little Better

April 27, 2020 The new medication the vet prescribed has helped my little Luna. Her appetite has picked up and she is eating a little more. She hasn’t had diarrhea since we started giving her the medication. She has been taking advantage of my lap since I have been working from home. She lies on […]

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Luna Not Feeling Well

April 20, 2020 To paraphrase one of my favorite quotes from my daughter when she was four: Luna is having lots more troubles, she can’t help it, she’s just a sick little dog. Last week, the vet gave us the news that Luna’s numbers were worse. They weren’t as bad as they were after the […]

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