Tag Archives: summer

Photo Friday ~ August 7, 2015

Friends, I hope you kick this week to the curb and enjoy your weekend!  

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Summer Lovin’

August!  It’s here!  Summer flies soooo quickly from here. Where are those lazy, hazy days?? As long as we’re having fun, it doesn’t matter. Visits with cousins and family: Who is happier? Getting to take night-time walks while the sun sets, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch News

Since I woke up to temperatures in the 50’s …. in July …. in central Illinois … I decided I had to work in the pumpkin patch today.  My garden of weedin’. I found the first pumpkin blossom hiding among the big … Continue reading

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Tuesday Newsday – July 1

 Good morning! July 1st. I’ve been pondering what to write. This marks the one-year anniversary since I left my (paying) career. I think that subject will deserve a whole post to itself. We had a rain last night. Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Noises in the country

The other morning, Hunter, the big black lab, and I drove over to Mom’s farm to weed in the pumpkin patch. After close to an hour of bending over, pulling weeds, I heard something scream. I realized it was the … Continue reading

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The Pace of Nature

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I am normally not a “winter” person.  This year I am trying to enjoy it. For instance, I was on the edge of my seat in my … Continue reading

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August Ramblings

I took a trip to the Adirondack chairs Friday night with a glass of wine.  Pig-farmer joined me.  We laughed; more than we have in awhile.  It was good. After the sweltering heat wave of 2012, we are being blessed … Continue reading

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