Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sickness and Startitis

Greetings from the land of the sick.  After two weeks of E suffering from allergies, last week I managed to get an ugly, ugly cold – the likes of which one usually sees in February, not late August.  I finally … Continue reading

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Glads

This past week or so has been tinged with fall – just a hint of coolness in the air, and it’s getting dark noticeably earlier.  As if sensing their time was short, two more glads finally bloomed – one coral with … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Part 2 (Outtakes)

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Summer Vacation, Part 1

Bridge to Assateague Island We went to Assateague National Seashore in Maryland for several days of beach camping with E’s friends.  Why two people who hate the sun and and live in fear of sunburns went on a beach vacation … Continue reading

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Garden Update (Early August)

According to Google, it was Cicero who said that “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”  I’d probably add yarn to that statement, but as it happens I’ve spent the past few weeks reading … Continue reading

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They Were All Yellow

1.  Gladiolas (“glads”).  Back in May I planted a few bulbs in our tiny little flower garden, because my grandfather Bob used to grow them.  They finally started to bloom this weekend. 2.  Wildflowers. 3.  Wildflowers with a bee. 4. … Continue reading

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