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

Saturday Was A Mixed Blessing! Work And Fun!

We have enough youth. How about a Fountain of Smart? We are having a party tonight, so we were up and at it early, going through the house attempting to make everything at least presentable.  We worked on the patio … Continue reading

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OMG; We Stayed Home!

Home is the most popular and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments. The plumber is coming, so I was up early to meet him even though we did not have the exact time.  Mary went to the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning And We Are Hard At Work!

The Man Who Created Autocorrect Has Died. Resturant In Peace. We were up early and attacked the garden with vigor.  We worked over three hours pulling weeds, harvesting various veggies, planting corn, and mulching.  The garden is looking good and … Continue reading

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Mid Week And We Are In The Garden Again!

If you water it and it dies, it’s a plant; if you pull it out and it grows back, it’s a weed. Every day seems to be busier than the previous; how can this be?  First things first, Scout wanted … Continue reading

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A Planting We Will Go!

Why do trees have so many friends? They branch out. Today’s schedule looks very busy!  It called for planting in Orange, PT in Santa Ana, planting in Rossmoor, and dinner/TV in Rossmoor. We got together early, after Mary’s Tuesday Zoom meeting, … Continue reading

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5100 And Counting!

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou. What does 5100 and counting mean?  Well, Sue and I retired from Rockwell/Boeing 5,100 days … Continue reading

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Monday Was Delightful; We Gardened And Cooked!

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes; the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year. Mary came to my place this morning as we had plans to cook and … Continue reading

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A Farmer’s Work Is Never Done!

 As a farmer, I hear lots of sheep jokes. I’d tell them to Scout, but he’d herd them all. I was up at 0-dark-thirty because there was work to be done in the garden.  Mary popped over at 7:00 AM … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Crisis; We Are Retired And Can Do Anything!

How do you know your old? People call at 9 p.m. and ask, “Did I wake you?” This morning Mary got busy and did her “paperwork,” meaning she renewed her MD license, renewed her DEA license to prescribe drugs, and … Continue reading

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Today Was Not An Easy Day

Friendship transcends death. Memories made will never be forgotten and created a lasting impression on those they left behind. Everyone became a better person for having such a wonderful friend. It was a year ago today that we lost Kathy … Continue reading

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