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Just Keep on Gardening

April 26, 2014   Having decided the Empire has pretty much won the propaganda war over Russia concerning the Ukraine and that, whatever is going to happen will happen despite anything most of us can do about it, I’m doubling down … Continue reading

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Ukraine and Gardening

March 8, 2014   Ukraine, 2014   Photo by Mstyslav Chernov Thank goodness for the blogosphere. Yes, you have to pick your sources wisely, but you can find news there that the corporate owned, mainstream media won’t touch. Such is the … Continue reading

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Bringing Out Spring

February 22, 2014  Having spent the last two months finding ways to stay warm without bankrupting myself in the cold and snowy weather, this past week has been a pleasure. Most days have been in the high fifties to mid … Continue reading

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An Update on my Indoor Garden

November 16, 2013   With the Philippine Islands and their people devastated by typhoon Haiyan – most certainly made more powerful by rising sea levels and warming ocean around those islands from global warming – and the countries of the world … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts after a Gloomy Week

November 2, 2013 We had rain for much of the week – several inches, all told. We also had our first hard frost. Gloomy weather makes me a gloomy person, introspective and dour, so full of whys, why nots and … Continue reading

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While We Wait

September 7, 2013 Well, since most of the world community seems unwilling to do much more than, as one political wag put it, “hold the President’s coat” while he kills Syrians with missiles and bombs to keep them from getting … Continue reading

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What’s Going On In My Garden

July 27, 2013 What’s going on in my garden, so far this year, seems to echo what’s going on in the wider world. Everything that survived the ravenous rabbits seems to be just sort of hanging in there. The trash … Continue reading

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As the Empire Crumbles

May 25, 2013 The last couple of days, I’ve been out in the backyard trying to bring order out of the chaos of weeds and tall grasses from which I wrestled my garden, this year.  Because what we’ve had of … Continue reading

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Bringing Out the Long Knives

May 18, 2013   Trying to keep up with the plethora of “scandals” and “investigations” carried out in Congress this week, I wondered if this had been what life was like in the Roman Empire as, passing its peak, overreach … Continue reading

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A Weird Start to May

May 4, 2013 As I began writing this post on Friday afternoon, the outside temperature was thirty-five degrees and snow had been falling in big, wet flakes, off and on since late Thursday night. More snow fell yesterday evening and … Continue reading

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