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  • Say Again?

    What we will do after January 20th?  Somewhere in Texas a village will get back their idiot.

    “It’s very important for us to be able to pass this piece of legislation so as to stabilize the situation so it doesn’t get worse and that our fellow citizens lose wealth and work,” Bush said during a brief appearance in the Oval Office with a NATO official.

  • Senescence

    60  bar rises 30.07  2mph N  dew-point 59  sunrise 7:06  set 7:00  Autumn

    Waning Crescent of the Harvest Moon  rise 5:12  set 6:05

    Today and tomorrow will be full gardening days.  There are bulbs to plant: daffodils, hyacinths, snow drops, many tulips and garlic.  Sprinkler heads need coaxing.  Mulch sits over at the Anoka County Landfill.  Some of it has to come here in the trailer.


    While documenting the orchard installation, I also took some shots of the vegetable garden in late September.  This photograph has our heirloom Cherokee Purple tomatoes in their senescence.  The asiatic lilies with the tall tan stems of wilted leaves look much the same in terms of their life cycle, but in fact are different.

    As annuals, the Cherokee Purples put all their effort into fruit, then the plant dies.  As a result, we have had a bumper crop of tomatoes, all raised from four seeds planted in April of this year under the lights of the hydroponic system.  Continue reading  Post ID 1232