Linda on August 26th, 2009

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Linda on August 26th, 2009

This is our daunting taskĀ  of the week–spreading mulch and more mulch. So far we have wheel-barrowed and raked out 10 yards–another five will probably get us where we want to be with it this year. Having that pile in your driveway is like a maddening game where you feel obsessed to use it up, […]

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Linda on August 16th, 2009

My Great Aunt Fern is celebrating her 101st birthday on Monday, August 17. She is the last surviving child of the 18 children of Franz and Belle Bly of Moberly, Missouri, and she and my grandfather were brother and sister. Born in 1908 on a farm in Moberly, she has had many stories to share […]

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Linda on August 14th, 2009

There is a colony of these camping outside of our back step–we have sprayed and put up a yellow jacket motel, but they have not deterred the population. Never having been a fan of these buzzy creatures, my aversion grew greater yesterday when one of their reps sought their revenge on the outside of my […]

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Linda on August 12th, 2009

How can it be that we had our last 8 p.m. sunset yesterday? Now each one will be progressively earlier in the evening. It seems like summer arrived last week since summer DID only arrive last week! Our tomatoes are so behind from the cool June that we need warm weather into October to hope […]

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Linda on August 10th, 2009

It’s Murphy’s law that the landscaping work occurs on the hottest and most humid days of summer–finally got our project started and have a ton of transplanting and weeding to do to get it looking nice.

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