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Turning of the season

“Here we come to the turning of the season,” from “Don’t Carry It All” by the Decemberists (C. Meloy) It’s nearly the end of summer and my thoughts are turning to the changing of the seasons: new school year, new planting for the garden (autumn and winter), new recipes, and new projects. This season marks … Continue reading

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Always Spring is taking off!

I knew it would happen. The other night I was watching TCM (Turner Classic Movies) and I heard one of their promos for Summer Under the Stars using clips of Always Spring by I’m from Barcelona.  They looped the “somewhere it’s summer ” bit but I was happy regardless.  Especially from TCM. Here is the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”, Martin Luther King

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The basil is back!

I am winning the war against the pests and insects that were invading my basil plants. I am so thankful for the tips from fellow blogger Karen at Back Road Journal ( http://backroadjournal.wordpress.com). . I pruned and harvested a lot of my leaves,  making a big batch of pesto in the process; and I used … Continue reading

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Fibro moment of the day

Searched for the coffee jar lid for 5 minutes only to realize it was lying on the stove! *headdesk* 😦 Yeah.

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A joyful heart

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love”, Mother Teresa

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The greatest of virtues

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.”, Cicero

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Pet peeve of the day — hang up and drive or use speaker or Bluetooth if you must!

If you are driving so slow during rush hour  while talking on your cellphone without being on speakerphone or Bluetooth and I’m not being able to pass you because everyone else is going the rate of traffic, I have a problem.  Either get handsfree or do not talk while you are driving so you can … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.”, Paulo Coelho

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Quote of the Day

“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.”, Maya Angelou

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