Category Archives: Gardening

Vegetable gardening is our hobby and besides, it makes for great food

The Day After Thanksgiving!

Fact: There are four towns in the United States named “Turkey.” They can be found in Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, and North Carolina. We stayed home and attempted to get better, but Mary’s flu seemed to be getting worse.  Tomorrow we … Continue reading

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I Thought I Was Retired!

Fact: A single strand of Spaghetti is called a “Spaghetto.” I walked 5,000 steps today and never left the property!  There is ALWAYS work to be done around the house.  First thing, we made bread again!   This time I took … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again!

Fact: In Rome, the first hospital was built in the 4th century AD by a wealthy penitent widow, Fabiola<.  In the early Middle Ages (6th to 10th century), under the influence of the Benedictine Order, an infirmary became an established … Continue reading

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A Day Of Rest; Yeah, Right!

Fact: Rest comes in four flavors: Sensory rest: This refers to the state of giving your senses a rest from the experiences of the physical world, for example, closing your eyes for 1-2 minutes after sitting in front of a … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out; Our Favorite Day Of The Week!!

Fact: You don’t need to be a dedicated composter to reap similar benefits.  Call it cheating, but applying used coffee grounds, eggshells, chopped-up banana peels, and other organic matter directly to your soil (no composting required) can offer plants nutrients … Continue reading

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Not Too Hot Today; Only 85!

Fact:  Anteaters have no teeth. Today was hardly describable as we pretty much piddled around the house.  He heard we were going to do some gardening, so Scout brought us a picture he took of himself recently. Scout, the Wonder … Continue reading

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Just Plain Busy!

Fact: Few odors are as pleasing as “new car smell”—and not just because it’s nice to be in a brand new car.  But while the scent may be strangely satisfying, the fact is that it’s pretty much just a combination … Continue reading

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Wednesday; A Busy Day!

Fact: Our friends truly bring out the best in us.  In 2013, research at the University of California, San Diego, found that people look more attractive in a group than individually.  It’s a phenomenon called hierarchical encoding, but it might … Continue reading

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Sunday And We Are In The Garden Again!

Fact: Broccoli contains more protein per calorie than steak, but it would take a LOT more broccoli to eat! Project Manager…because Miracle Worker isn’t an official job title. Colleen hit the road as she is visiting her cousin in Arizona.  … Continue reading

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Dang; Saturday Should Be A Day To Rest!

Fact: The word pineapple comes from European explorers who thought the fruit combined the look of a pinecone with flesh similar to an apple.  Pineapples are the only edible members of the bromeliad family. Colleen, Mary, and I were up … Continue reading

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