• NEW ARBOR

    The guys finished the redwood patio cover off the side of the garage on Friday. Looks great guys, thanks!We are going to grow grapes over it for shade. It’ll be a nice  cool place to eat or just hang out.Planning to hang an old chandelier from one of the beamsusing it for a planter — […]

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  • IN MEMORY

    September 11,  2002 MOMENT OF SILENCE… we remember “There can be no greater memorial to those who lost their lives than for us to change ours.”con’t Weather Report: Pleasant.

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  • CINDERELLA PUMPKIN

    BIBBIDI BOBBIDI BOO! Here’s a pic of one of the French heirloom pumpkin, otherwise known as the Cinderella pumpkin. I wonder how big it’ll get? Now, all I need is a fairy godmother.  😉 Weather Report: Warm, but thankfully not humid!

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  • EGGCITING!

    WELL, LOOKIE HERE! Taadaa!! This morning upon daily inspection of the nesting boxes, we found a little surprise! Looks as if Miss Clementine laid the egg.  They are a bit smaller than regular eggs {as bantams are much smaller than regular chickens} so we’ll have to use 2 for 1 in recipes. Weather Report: Pleasant.

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  • IS IT SPRING YET?

    As I have mentioned before, the weather this year has been very strange. So strange in fact that the other day one had to do a double take… some of the daffodils were starting to come up! In addition one of our hens, Peggoty has gone broody. Which, we read, is unusual for this time […]

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  • IDLE HANDS ARE THE DEVIL'S WORKSHOP

    Aren’t I cute? Thanks to Lisa fromAmericanHomebody for passing along this totally outrageous link {Chicken Hat} & {Pictures of chick models–ooh la la} . For those of you who want a quick and easy knit project or who have been having trouble knitting socks, well then, this is for you. I wonder if I should […]

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  • IDLE HANDS ARE THE DEVIL’S WORKSHOP

    Aren’t I cute? Thanks to Lisa fromAmericanHomebody for passing along this totally outrageous link {Chicken Hat} & {Pictures of chick models–ooh la la} . For those of you who want a quick and easy knit project or who have been having trouble knitting socks, well then, this is for you. I wonder if I should […]

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  • HOT TIME, SUMMER IN THE CITY

    Summers last hurrah… Sheesh, I can’t believe it’s already September!   In the month of August we’ve already  surpassed last year’s market of produce harvested from the yard {2,322 lbs in 2001 and now in 2002, 2,414 lbs}. We still have four months to go… Already, we are planning on what to plant for the […]

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  • CLEANING TIME

    Un-cluttering and simplifying Have spent these last couple days going through the house and garage and dumping all the STUFF that has accumulated over the years. Old clothes will be recycled into rags or donated, and stuff that’s just JUNK will be thrown out. We try to use/re-use items until they can’t be used anymore. […]

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  • SMELLS LIKE SUNSHINE

    Here are two cool sites that I have come across in my surfing the web: Clothes Pins for the Revolution: Scouring the web for anti-consumerist and ant-exploitation information.Project Laundry List : Organization focusing on sustainable forms of energy, through art, advocacy, action and education. Weather Report: Overcast in the morning but clearing to be quite […]

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