Archive for January 2009

Ice Storm

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 27, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

I woke up at 3:52 a.m. because my yorkie, Arthur, was barking mad. Noises outside were alarming him and he wanted me to know! Ice machine rumbles outside my bedroom window confused me. What was happening? Bits of icicles from the maple were falling onto the metal roof. The picture...

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Mouse + Snow = No Internet

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 26, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

Why hasn’t there been a blog in almost two weeks?For the last two weeks we have had the most dreadful sub-zero cold snap in recent history. When just normal winter cold happens, the mice (remember, this is the country) for whatever mousy reason, go into the phone company’s breaker boxes,...

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Excuses, Excuses…

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 13, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

Sorry I didn’t stop by and chat on Friday, but the computer had the early morning doldrums and I didn’t conquer until after 8:00am (If you look, you’ll see I typically blog by 7:00am). I had a Dr. appt. in Louisville, and the blogging fell by the wayside. I wanted...

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A Toad is a Toad unless it’s a Toad-in-a-Hole

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 7, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

Since I’ve been dreaming about my new gardens, orchard, and seeds in general, it has made me miss someone that last year I went out of my way to avoid. I have to give background in order for this to mean anything to you.Last Christmas a man came to the...

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Country Ham Thank-you

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 6, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

After church on Sunday, the preacher’s wife, a dear friend, like a mother actually, asked me to walk over to her house. She asked her granddaughter to open the garage and get the same thing for me that another lady had received. Sounded a little cryptic, but Sam knew what...

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Dreaming about Seeds, Dirt, and Gardens

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 5, 2009 | Category : Uncategorized

The Christmas tree is nestled in its’ box until next year. The hundreds of glass-blown birds that decorated the tree are sleeping in their paper-lined boxes until they come out next December. All stocking are carefully folded and put away. So what’s a gal to do in January in the...

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