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Garden Stuff

Back in June I told you how The Husband planted a couple of potatoes from the fridge just to see what would happen. They were planted in a couple of stacked plastic buckets one of which he’d removed the bottom. … Continue reading

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The Container Garden, By Request

These are the many pots sitting on our patio. There are tomatoes, broccoli, summer squash, peas and on the lower right Japanese Maple trees. Cucumbers and peppers. The double bucket is an experiment of potatoes. It’s sort of a mixed … Continue reading

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By Request: A Quiz

Alissa sent me a message saying she really wished I’d do a quiz. Well here you go Alissa! Here we are in the last week of 2020 in the middle of a bunch of holidays. Let’s do a holiday quiz. … Continue reading

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Some Weeks Require Three Flavors Of Ice Cream: A Quiz

When I was out today mailing the payment for the furnace I stopped at the grocery store for bread and ice cream. I decided on Neapolitan because just one flavor wouldn’t do. Anyone who has been around here for more … Continue reading

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When I was growing up my mother always talked about the meals my grandmother made. They always included fresh vegetables, tender well cooked meat, fancy potatoes, some sort of bread and a mouthwatering dessert. By the time I came along … Continue reading

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Knitting On The Couch With A Side Of Q &A

I’ve had a headache the last few days. It’s probably pollen overload with all the leaves opening on the trees. I’m also getting minimal sleep, well, at night. I sleep great from about 6-10 in the morning, coincidentally when The … Continue reading

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A Quiz

Stitched Roots posted this quiz. I can’t resist a quiz. I hope you’ll join in the fun. Feel free to leave your answers in the comments or post a link to your blog saying you’re playing along.   1. Are … Continue reading

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Begin Again

One thing I truly love about knitting is the ability to rip everything out and start again. It’s very forgiving. So I spent a few minutes yesterday, way fewer than it took to knit what I’d done, ripping back my … Continue reading

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Memory Food

This isn’t the most beautiful photo but I promise it tastes better than it looks. When I was a child my mother got this recipe from her friend. She had 6 hungry children who gobbled this up so my mother … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae

Over the weekend I finished the front and back of the vest. I’ve got to attach the front and back shoulders next. From there it’s time to start picking up stitches for the edging around the neck and arms. That … Continue reading

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