Category Archives: Gardening

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

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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Lazy Day!

Most people are so lazy; they don’t even exercise good judgment! We just relaxed today after taking down Christmas yesterday.  We watched TV in the morning and then went to my house for a couple of hours to work in … Continue reading

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On Our Way To New Years!

My New Year’s resolution is to help all my friends gain ten pounds, so I look skinnier. Today was amazing.  We had our cup of coffee and then watched a new movie called “Midnight Sky.”  This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine, … Continue reading

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