Monthly Archives: July 2010


They’re here!  The u-pick blueberry farms are now open for business up and down the highway.  The tomatoes and blackberries are ripening – quite good this year – and the lavender has all been gathered from my kitchen garden.  I … Continue reading

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Ouch!  All those dang mosquitoes want a piece of me!  Life before the creation of Off, bug-zappers, and citronella candles must have been miserable. Even the poor cat can’t enjoy the great outdoors until he’s swathed in Off.  Because of … Continue reading

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Bee Judgments

Last evening, while I was harvesting my small crop of lavender blooms, I was delighted to see a number of busy buzzing visitors to my garden – even more now since the honeybee is fast becoming an endangered species.  I … Continue reading

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