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Of winding paths and weeds

imageOne of the many things I fell in love with when we first toured #countryhouse was the landscaping around the home. There’s a lot of space, given the house is one story and has 2,400 square feet. But the (now previous) owners obviously had done a lot of work. Outlining the entire house, patio and some of the nearby garage is a crushed gravel path. Perfect for admiring the many flowers, plants, shrubs and small trees carefully planted and surrounded by mulch/bark.
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2015_Day 365: Lessons learned and successes, failures noted

I made it! When 2015 began, I decided to write a blog post each day no matter what. I knew it wouldn’t be easy. But with everything going on in my life — a cross-country move, a new job, a different climate to test my gardening skills just to name a few things — I figured I would have enough to write about. Continue reading

2015_Day 341: Monday madness

Every day, it seems another moronic comment comes from the mouth of Donald Trump. First he wants to build a wall to keep out all the Mexicans. Today he wants to ban all Muslims from traveling to U.S. Tomorrow, who knows? But if you’re not white, it could be you. Or at least that’s the way it seems to me and plenty others. At first, I thought his candidacy was a joke and he wouldn’t last a month. I still think it’s a joke, but it’s getting kind of scary (disappointing, disheartening) now to see he seems to have so much support. If he gets the Republican nomination and goes on to win the White House (how appropriate, right?), this country deserves what happens to it. How can anyone think a Trump presidency would be positive for America? The best Christmas present any of us could hope for would be for Donald Trump to go away. Far, far away. We need to start working toward peace on earth. Let it begin with you, Mr. Trump.