Category Archives: Yard work

The Unknown Woodchopper

May 14 – Just a quick story from a week or so ago. I had mentioned that a section of one of the big trees near our house had fallen down. So on one of our Town Days, we had … Continue reading

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Farewell to November

December 1 – All my life from a child on, I have felt really sad when the beautiful blue skies of October have given way to November, reminding us that the time has come to be inside most of the … Continue reading

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Fall and Pears and Fallen Pears

November 30 – We have finally said good bye to our dear friends, those pretty-but-dangerous yellow jackets! As we walk past the old pear tree that has dropped a number of bushels of fruit this year, we see all of … Continue reading

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Ends and Odds

November 17 – We enjoyed having our son Dave, his wife Darlene, and son Christopher here this past weekend, and enjoyed Dave’s sermon for church. He did quite well and got so many appreciative amens and chuckles from it. He … Continue reading

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The First Frost (Bah Humbug)

November 15 – Another nice, sunny, mild day and it is now coming to a close. Chris is starting to fix supper and has nothing for Dale to help with, as yet. Janice, Harvey’s mother, came over to give us … Continue reading

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It’s a Son-shine Day

November 2 – We are still having warm days and it’s November! Here’s wishing for this trend to long continue, and for a mild, snowless winter. Hallow’en has passed safely and the ghouls and goblins can rest and enjoy their … Continue reading

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More Chores, More Yellowjackets

October 30 – Near the end of last week we spent another hour in a different part of the acreage. Quite a number of big branches had fallen from the trees down by our picnic area. Some of those limbs … Continue reading

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Book Editing

October 13 – Just came in from seeing Venus in the southwest sky. Fortunately, it still appeared in the midst of a lot of clouds. I have been working this week on editing some book chapters for a friend and … Continue reading

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Clippin’ the Jungle

September 26 – Yesterday I ended my tale along with the balky lawnmower. But that was certainly not the end – I decided to let the mower rest for a bit while I began cutting the grass, some of it … Continue reading

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Back to the Jungle

September 25 – Yes, I’m going to write about our schedule for one day last week, just knowing that we, in our old(er) age are enjoying life so much—a life filled with lots of work, of study, of enjoying so … Continue reading

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