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Something Is Wrong; We Have Zero On The Calendar!

I was up at 6:30 am, which was expected, but someone else did not rise until almost 9:00 am.  She got hooked on a movie and didn’t come to bed until midnight.

Scientists have finally discovered exactly how much sleep a human needs.  “Just five minutes more.”

We hit the garden at 9:15 am and returned inside around 11:45 am.  I reworked the grape vines to ensure the ties were not choking the shoots. I replaced the ties with plastic clamps.

The beets are ready to pick, so borsch will be on the menu in the coming days.

Q: Why did the beet go to therapy? A: To get to the root of its problems.

The beets look great, and their leaves are even better.

The strawberries are coming along well.  We will have to have Irene check the beds while we are gone.

We love fresh strawberries.

The Brussels sprouts are coming along.  You can see the babies forming below.  A half cup of this vegetable contains more vitamin C than an orange.

Did You Know?  A Dutch scientist, Hans van Doorn, who worked at a seed and chemical company, figured out exactly which chemical compounds in Brussels sprouts made them bitter.  The next step was to plant sprouts with the least amount of these chemicals and eventually cross-pollinate the chemicals out.

They will be full-sized in about three weeks.

Mary took down the last peas so that we could plant some more tomorrow.  The weather has not cooperated with the peas this year.  We peed for a good hour?  Correction, we shelled for an hour!  Fresh peas will be on the menu this fine day.

I was thinking about work. One day, my boss told me to have a good day, so I went home.

We worked around the house the rest of the day, watched movies, and had dinner.  It was nice just staying home and not having to drive!

It was in the mid-60s as I ventured out to turn off the pool water outlet.

I’ve asked so many people what LGBTQ stands for, but no one has given me a straight answer.

I tried to get Scout to go to the bathroom, but he spotted a rabbit, and that’s all it took.  He refused to do anything but watch for the rabbit.  I finally went to bed, and Mary came out and got him to come inside by using the old trick of rattling the treat jar.

About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet. I lost my best friend and wife in early 2020. I was blessed again by reconnecting with Dr. Mary Côté, a long-time friend. Mary and I got married July 28th, 2021, and are enjoying life together and plan to spend the rest of our lives being a blessing to our friends and family.
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