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The Year the Nose Fell Off

January 10, 2015 Despite today being sunny and cold, here, with the promise of a warm-up later next week, things are looking pretty cloudy in the oil patch over the unfolding year ahead – and, sadly, what happens in the … Continue reading

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Fall Stumbles In

October 25, 2014 Autumn around my neighborhood has just begun a full-tilt run toward changing colors. We still have had no hard frost and barely any hoar frost, though both are overdue. Today and tomorrow the temperature is supposed to … Continue reading

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Mysterious Ways

September 27, 2014    Well, of all the things I could have imagined happening from my little side garden of tomatoes, the one I probably would not have imagined is the one that, in fact, did happen. While I was sitting … Continue reading

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One Lucky Old Gal

September 20, 2014          Now that the Empire is busy fighting everything from ISIL to Ebola, I guess it’s time for me to get the yard and gardens ready for winter. This past week was cool and rainy. We had three … Continue reading

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Next Round

September 6, 2014   Well, today we have our first taste of fall weather here in southwest Missouri, with lows last night in the mid fifties and an expected high of seventy-five this afternoon. By the end of next week, (we … Continue reading

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The Summer so Far

August 30, 2014   Labor Day weekend is upon us and amidst the end of summer/pre-fall barbeques, vacations, staycations and general revelries, here’s what’s happening in my neighborhood: We hit 101 degrees last week, but after a run of 98 and … Continue reading

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Early Morning Thoughts

August 9, 2014  This morning, I did something I rarely do on blog post day. After reading some of the morning news, I went out into the garden. While it was still in shade from the walnut tree, while the … Continue reading

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