Hubby doing better!
Monday, March 18, 2019 0 comments
Hi all! This roller coaster of life is really tough sometimes. Mom's stroke in November was tough for me; but so glad to have been there for her and help get her settled back into a good routine w/my sisters help in Norfolk; and of course was h... Read more
Sad & worried cuz my mom had a stroke :-(
Thursday, December 13, 2018 6 comments
Hello all, I've been MIA due to family issues and worries, most of all because my mom had a stroke. I was hoping that she would live to be 100 years old, but her mortality appears to be on the horizon; so been having problems dealing with this ... Read more
What are you doing w/your zucchini & cucumbers?????
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5 comments
Well my zucchini have gone crazy !! And my cucumbers are starting to overwhelm my refrigerator vegetable drawer.... So would appreciate ideas & recipes you like! Thanks, ... Read more
GARDENING HELL... battling deer and now a groundhog!!!!
Monday, July 31, 2017 3 comments
OK. I now have a nicely fenced garden down by the barn, and still trying to keep small kitchen garden by the house for herbs, some more tomatoes & my asparagus. The deer have devastated the small garden by the house; but I've been trying to main... Read more
Moving furniture & boxes is a work out!
Monday, July 31, 2017 3 comments
Wow! Spent four hours Sunday w/friends moving furniture and boxes we've been storing in old mobile home here in WV (this stuff we've been storing is from our California homes, since 2012 & 2013) I know why I've been holding on to some of the fu... Read more
Farm - cut down big shrub!
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2 comments
Life continues on farm as hubby recuperates from hip surgery. I decided to finally cut down big old multi-limb shrub on the lower property, in preparation of repair work on old white shed it is growing into. I've never used a chain saw before; ... Read more
Summer update: finally saw 230#
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2 comments
Hi been missing my spark peeps, so thought I better check in and provide an update. I've been totally wrapped up w/family & home since Feb 2017 when remodel & improvement of old porch area to sunroom began in earnest; Then my mom's knee replacem... Read more
need DIY help for potting bench...
Friday, May 05, 2017 0 comments
We are having sunroom gutted & remodeled so have a lot of 2x4's sections coming out and want to recycle them to build potting bench for garden work area; so would appreciate any/all DIY design/plan comments & pointers. I've been cruising intern... Read more
Asparagus damage !#$%#!!! & what's up w/these cheap clothes line pins/clips?????
Monday, April 10, 2017 2 comments
Well the snow we had last Thursday & Friday did a number on my baby asparagus bed I tried to cover ... Read more
My bee suit came in & I look like the Michelin tire guy....
Thursday, April 06, 2017 2 comments
Hi peeps! Chris/hubby and I became bee-keepers last year. He took on the CEO position of handling bee box construction, painting,+heavy lifting tasks with me being the backup helper and gardener for both vegies & flowers & bee pollen related so... Read more
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