Monthly Archives: June 2012

THE INTERLOPERS

Ooh! Aah! There’s the bunny! Yes. I admit it. I love to see the bunny. He nibbles and hippity-hops. He has a bunny way of chomping and chewing upon a long dandelion stalk: munch, crunch, crunch, down to the  bitter … Continue reading

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RAINY DAY SESSION

  Why do I find it so hard to just relax? I like nothing better than sprawling upon my hammock, letting the momentum of the tree-to-tree dynamics swing me gently back and forth. Or curling up in the coziest chair, … Continue reading

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XO TO OUR DOT

HAPPY 39TH AGAIN DOT! THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD SUGGESTS THE FIRST HALF OF A LIFE WITH LOTS OF LOVE.  AND THE BALANCING ACT IS GOING TO BE WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT.  (YOU’LL BE ROCKIN, GIRL!) WITH TONY – DOGS, CATS, RABBITS … Continue reading

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ODE TO ODIN

  “With the mild winter we had, everything got started earlier including the growth of the fungi,” said Keith Stafford, Fergus Falls city forester. My heart plummeted and I have been fretful all day since reading those words in the … Continue reading

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SOCIAL BUTTERFLIES

  I was one of many, exclaiming this past month, about the marvelous, eye-popping creatures buzzing about our local flowers here in Minnesota. What was that! In fact, I shrieked in amazement and delight one day, at my first encounter, … Continue reading

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FAIRY FOREST?

  This week’s report on the straw bale gardening, went from being enchanted by the first touch of mushrooms erupting like magic – –         to being slightly horrified at the preponderance of fungi which far outweighed the actual vegetables under … Continue reading

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LIFE INTERRUPTED

It’s all about the garden these days.                           NEW PERENNIAL BED VEGGIES POND Digging Days have been the hardest. And T.M. has conveniently been off the hook due to “knee issues” which have rendered him unable to push down hard … Continue reading

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