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In the Garden 2017…Part 3


This brings us to 2017. Here are photos of the same views as in 2011. Let us know what you think! The corner views are the most impressive. We are hidden from the cars’ headlights and views.   Advertisements

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In the Garden, Part 2…


Why have all these plants? As I’ve said in past posts, initially it was for the energy control- wind, water, air pollution, views, and enjoyment. Since we are about ½ mile from I-295 and 1 ½ miles from the NJ … Continue reading

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In the Garden…


We’ve been here 21 years now so the garden is mature. This year we’ve been renovating all the areas extensively. The gardens always change- each month, each year. There come times when the original plantings either must go or be … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers’ Day!


To all of you fathers, we wish you a Happy Day! May all of your children grow up strong and never stay away…

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An Empty Nest


Like all babies, they grow up and eventually leave home. When Velvet found the bunnies, they were already 4-5” long and almost ready to be weaned and leave. Yesterday we went canoeing and while we were out, the babies woke … Continue reading

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Velvet’s Bunnies


Velvet found a bunny nest on Wednesday. She couldn’t get near it as it is next to the house and outside the fence around the front patio. Inside the patio is a wired-up ex-pen. (That prevents little Velvet from going … Continue reading

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Everything Has a Story…


Here we are in the 21st century and looking back to the past. The past being the family heirlooms and those items left to us. We look to the future by preparing to pass them on to the next generation. … Continue reading

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