Monthly Archives: May 2014

Firewood

The folks’ New Mexico mountain cabin had a sign: “He who cuts his own wood is twice warmed”. It needs a little Florida farm revision: “He who cuts, splits and stacks his own wood is hot and sweaty”. Time to … Continue reading

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Buddy Poppy ®

Faithful members of the VFW have been distributing Buddy Poppies┬« on Memorial Day since 1922. The bright red poppies are a reminder to honor those who died in war serving our country. Greater love has no one than this: to … Continue reading

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Vineyard

Not only do we have the south garden, the north garden, big chickies, little chickies, flowers, and hawks, but we also have a vineyard. A grape vine. In the back yard. Vineyard. Cheers!

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Something Wicked This Way…Digs

Something tried to dig into the little girls’ coop last night. We’ve seen other scratchings and holes, but these are too close to the chickies. Olde Dog and his Man had buried welded wire horizontally out to four feet all … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You, Kid

When Olde Dog and His Man walk to the road from the house and back, the baby red shoulder hawks let them know they are being delinquent in their hawk feeding duties. Today, Mama brought her babies a nice mouse. … Continue reading

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Her Tree

Her Tree is blooming! The small tree proudly produced sweet-smelling magnolia blossoms just in time for Mothers’ Day. Won’t she be surprised to see how well her tree is doing! When I was 9, we lived just down the street … Continue reading

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Watch Hawk

One of the red-shouldered hawks who lives in our front yard is checking out the lay of the land. Funny, I don’t see any squirrels dashing around or rabbits hopping from one spot to another. So many squirrels, so little … Continue reading

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