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Thanksgiving: Now in Gluten-Free!

Just when you thought it couldn’t get more specific…. Thanksgiving has gone from vegetarian to vegan to vegan and gluten-free, at least as far as our family goes!  Everything we made this year fit that category, because we wanted to … Continue reading

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Changes in the Hood

You might think nothing ever happens in a small town, but you would be wrong.  Why, just last week someone came and cut down that fallen tree that’s been down since July.  The leaves have fallen off my favorite tree. … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the neighborhood…

Yesterday morning, with the first snowflakes kicking around, I walked up the hill to our neighbor’s field, where they want to build a machine shed for their farm equipment.  As neighbors with contiguous land here in ye olde town of … Continue reading

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Demolition Man

It’s fall, and the frosts have left our yard looking wintry.  Except for the lawn, which still continues to grow!  It’s like the end of the drought woke up the grass and it had to make up for lost time. … Continue reading

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Killing Frost Approacheth

And the guy with the scythe was at it in the garden.  Anyone want some parsley?  This evening for dinner we had a lot of greens (hauled from the garden), squash (ditto) and one of my favorite dishes.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Squashed

October has been funny.  (And: not in a funny way.) One minute it’s warm and sunny, and the next it’s sleeting.   When we had the freeze warnings over the weekend, we knew it was time to cover up some … Continue reading

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Hey, Who Said Summer Was Over?

Um, the calendar did.  School has started and I am now scurrying back and forth to work, with pit stops at the library, gym and friends’ homes.  But always, homework is at the back of my mind.  This evening I’ve … Continue reading

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