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My Daughter and the Garlic Project

It’s been a difficult summer. Therefore, I’ve decided to write only one story to try and sum up everything. It has nothing to do with the house or the renovation but about my relationship with my daughter vis a vis … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes: The Garden So Far

It’s been very very hot up at the Red House and even with the complicated sprinkler system Lynn has set up, some things are being watered, others are not. (Half the garden is on a timer, half is not, half … Continue reading

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My Aching Back: A Temporary Kitchen Sink And A Garden Growing Slowly

I decided the old farm sink that was held together by duct tape on top of some sort of cabinet had to go. So we corralled someone who was doing a different home repair project for us one day to … Continue reading

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Planting, A New Fence, and Please No More Pizza on the Grill!

I rarely write about something kind of dumb that my husband has done…yet, when it comes to gardening, well, I just had to share this one. When I’m busy (which is always), he offers to “help.” This could be something … Continue reading

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Our Not Very Cooperative Boy Toys

When we first bought the Red House, I waxed eloquently about my first attempt to ride the Troy Bilt, and while I was scared doing it, ultimately it was a lot of fun. The Troy Bilt is fun no more.  … Continue reading

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The Bounty of the Garden

So far it seems the meadow that used to be an old potato field still has a lot to offer.  When you look at the soil, it’s dark and rich and tills up quite nicely, unlike our suburban garden that’s … Continue reading

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