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The only constant is death and taxes

Life is constantly changing and evolving…. little tiny bits every day, and sometimes you get a bigger curve ball thrown at you. Did I think that this is where we’d be a year down the road at this time last … Continue reading

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Week three

After all the work of week two, week three has been a bit slow – both getting some rest, and trying to catch up a few other things. We finally got the desperately needed rain – and thus far 5 … Continue reading

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Two weeks down, two weeks to go…

Well two weeks of James’ month long sojourn back to Australia has passed – a lot of work has gotten done, admittedly not nearly as much as I would have liked – or as fast as I’d like. But a … Continue reading

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And more on gardening…

Well all the grapes are in – alas any attempt to carry water up the hill was a failure – hoping for rain tonight. I also managed to run 3 of the 6 wires necessary this year – I’ll leave … Continue reading

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Another round of “Guess That Plant”

So much weeding and cleaning has been happening in the gardens, lawns have been seeded and feeded and all I can do is hope for the best. Last year, between bulbs and yard sale plants and donations, a lot of … Continue reading

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A brief stop…

November is quickly running away from me …. 2 weeks left to finish the downstairs … so no time to post. We’re taking the month of December off to enjoy holiday visitors – David is coming down for a visit … Continue reading

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OMG! Yes, it really is 2 posts in 1 night, and 3 in 2 days!

One of the problems with trying to chronicle this adventure that James and I have been on is well … we’re so busy adventuring it’s hard to find not only the time, but the headspace to write about it. One … Continue reading

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I think I could use a bit of help

I’ve been working – off and on – on the gardens and landscaping since we arrived here. Mostly it’s been piecemeal, a bit here, a bit there. Largely it’s been destructive – plant removal. Not necessarily because they were ugly … Continue reading

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