Monthly Archives: June 2016

Water for the Garden

June 29 – Monday seemed like a good day to water the garden. It surely did need the moisture after this long drought. Getting our garden cart out of the barn, I put four watering cans and a large pail … Continue reading

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Squirrels are Turkeys

June 28 – Just had a bath and could have made a mud bath with the stuff left in the tub after the water went down. Working most of the day outside in this weather isn’t good for cleanliness! Not … Continue reading

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African Tale – My Friend Goosu

June 26 – When growing up as a boy in Africa, we lived in a rented home in Clonsilla. It was here that I had my pet mongoose. The dogs found it in a burrow, just a few inches inside … Continue reading

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Clyde, Meet Marlene. Marlene, Meet Clyde.

June 25 – Our friends mean much to us as we meet them from time to time in various places around town, and our conversations, hugs, and kind words really do make our day! My last couple of blogs have … Continue reading

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Cat and Snake (oh, and some cherries)

June 23 – Chris and I were sitting on the front porch reading the other day, and I noticed that the cat seemed to be watching something among my collection of house plants. She would move cautiously, crouching low, and … Continue reading

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Price Chopper People Phase Two

June 18 – Once we got back to the Price Chopper check out lane, our feisty friend, Teri came up with her usual broad grin and a touch of mischief in her eyes. She has been having really bad pain … Continue reading

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Price Chopper People

June 17 – We didn’t plan on going to the Price Chopper store in Pleasant Hill this week, but as Dale and I were talking one day about what we had to do, he suggested that we go to the … Continue reading

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Our Plants Don’t Mind the Heat

  June 16 – This week has been a hot one, really hot with high humidity and no breeze. A rain would have been welcome, and for a while it seemed like we might have one, for there was a … Continue reading

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In Which We Find the Postman

June 13 – (continued from yesterday) As we opened the door to the office, there was no doubt that Richard was at the counter, only this time with his back to us! Just as I was going to give him … Continue reading

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The Postman Only Retires Once

June 12 – Talk about a really beautiful and satisfying day! So many good experiences take place on “Town Day” because that’s when we see more friends and have time to listen to their sad or happy times since we … Continue reading

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