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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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Garden Pictures June-Sept. 2015


Glenn’s tomatoes and peppers were great! Lost Lake upgrades… Cassandra’s “tea party” bridal shower-best weather and lovely day!  Worth all the work Glenn and I have done over the years so see everyone having a great time. Herb Table-a favorite of … Continue reading

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Where did the time go?


Velvet is really a great girl! We have a lot of fun with her. Now that she’s here over a year, Velvet and Corky have become great pals. Ginny is still her snarky, old self but does come over and … Continue reading

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Gardens in June-Restoration of The Lost Lake


This is a major project so we are having my grandson, Tom, help us a couple hours each week. He’s doing a lot and we are thrilled. We’ll redo some edges, finish the waterfall, and add the new pump this … Continue reading

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The Garden, of Course!


What are we doing? In spring, we are always extremely busy but this year we are even more so. Emily was very ill last year and only minimal garden work was done. This year we are replacing, repairing, and moving … Continue reading

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A Great 4th of July After All!


Hurricane Arthur left in time for us on the East coast to have our picnics. The weather was an enjoyable high 70’s vs. the oppressive heat and humidity if the past 3 days. Though there were some gusts, most of … Continue reading

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