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Jake’s Guacamole and a Garden Update

Jake came home from college last Friday and the one thing he wanted to do was make make his now-famous guacamole.   It took some cajoling on my part to get him to share his recipe, but since it was Mother’s Day, he relented–under one condition. I was allowed to do only two shots…ingredients before and guac after. He wasn’t about to pose with each step of the process. So […]

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The Spring Garden Is Planted

It finally stop raining long enough to think about my spring garden. For weeks I noticed that the soil was super wet on the front deck but assumed it was just because we had so much rain this winter.  But when I was getting ready to plant I realized the drains in the copper beds were clogged. What a mess! With the help of Max, my gardener, we dug out […]

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The Garden, the Gophers and the Squirrel

This is what my garden looked like last spring… after three years of trial and error. My first year as a gardener I planted everything….beans, corn, tomatoes, onions, zucchini, potatoes and every other vegetable I could find. But I didn’t have a clue about what I was doing and I planted them all way too close together. My friend, Cathy, warned me that my little bitty one-gallon tomato plants would […]

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