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A Year of No Winter, Now With No Spring?

Imbolc                                         Woodpecker Moon OK.  So, there was this place that used to have winter but had it replaced by a season of cloudy skies and what passes for cold in the southern states.  Then, that […]

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Under the Lights

Spring            Waning Moon of Winds The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem. – Walt Whitman Business meeting and plants this morning.  The business meeting went just fine, our financial management continues to work for us and not against us.  Wish I could say the same for the financial markets.  Sigh.  Decided to check.  […]

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Change and Changes

68  bar falls 30.06  0mph NNE  dew-point 38  sunrise 6:45  set 7:34  Lughnasa First Quarter of the Harvest Moon   rise 4:49  set 12:17 Corn, Bleeding Heart, Impatiens, Beets and Beans at 3pm This morning I got up, ate breakfast and went straight outside.  Posting in the morning has begun to interfere with other projects.  […]

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Bozo the Clown and Jesse Helms Die

77  bar falls 30.01 1mph SW  dew-point 50  Summer, pleasant Waxing Crescent of the Thunder Moon Sometimes coincidence says things that would have not occurred to me: Larry Harmon, longtime Bozo the Clown, dead at 83. Former Sen. Jesse Helms dies at age 86. Mulch goes down today.  Old leaves and grass clippings from last […]

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Will I Build A Computer?

76  bar rises 29.76 6mph NW dew-point 51  Summer, pleasant and warm New Moon (Thunder Moon) A new head has been found for the red car.  Hopefully it will get placed on its automotive neck tomorrow and we will go back to two vehicles.  This is important with the rise of gas prices since our […]

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Descaping the Garlic

76 bar steady 30.05  0mph NW  dew-point 46  Summer, hot Waning Crescent of the Flower Moon The heirloom tomatoes we have growing, started from seed inside, required more support.  They have sent out thick branches from the central stalk, already within a tomato cage.  As fruit develops on them, they will sag and break or […]

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Garlic Harvest

77 bar steady 29.93 5mph N dew-point 49  Summer, hot and sunny                       Waning Crescent of the Flower Moon Wrote this AM.  Appended chapter 3 of Superior Wolf to its page on this website.  Next week I’ll take down chapter 1 and put chapter 4 and so it will go until I have written myself […]

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Where to Buy Japanese Gardening Tools? Home Depot!

69  bar falls 29.56  5mph WNW dew-point 53   Summer, pleasant with fluffy cumulus gathering Last Quarter Flower Moon When in Hawai’i I noticed the Filipino gardeners at the Hyatt had small, sickle like tools.  One of them had a serrated edge down and a cutting edge up.  The other had a slightly curved blade and […]

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Sad Movies Always Make Me Cry

60  bar steady 29.59  0mph NNW dewpoint 59  Beltane, night               Waxing Crescent of the Flower Moon What a beauty.  This crescent moon, nearing the first quarter, has two stars above it, one low toward the horn and the other on a thirty degree angle further away.  Rain scrubbed the sky clean tonight, so they […]

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Cast Out Your Doubts. Carpe Diem.

68  bar steady  29.67  3mph NE  dew-point 56  Beltane, cloudy and warm                Waxing Crescent of the Flower Moon “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt A wise thought from our third  greatest president (after GW and Abe).  What we doubt we can do […]

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