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garden worries- freeze predicted for tonight...
Sunday, May 07, 2017      1 comments

Well the cold has come, but snow missed us yesterday at current elevation; unfortunately freeze is predicted for tonight ... 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
garden worries -SNOW THIS WEEKEND!?#
Friday, May 05, 2017      4 comments

I am worried about my baby garden! They say possible snow this weekend emoticon Seriously! Last weeks we were i... Read more
Sunny day today!
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      6 comments

It is a beautiful day today! Gorgeous sunshine, chirping birds and buzzing bees enjoying the last of the peach blossoms. ... 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 emoticon 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
Hi all!! Sorry about being MIA ...
Monday, March 20, 2017      2 comments

Hey all, been a bit overwhelmed with farm & family stuff. Most fun was trip back to Blytheville Arkansas w/my mom to visit family; then of course turkey day in Norfolk VA. Jan & Feb I was back in Norfolk helping mom w/sale of her 2 condo/coop un... Read more
PS baby bee-hives arrived
Monday, August 01, 2016      4 comments

just had to let you know our baby bee hives arrived! Chris/hubby & I are so excited!!!! -mim... Read more
FYI - We received $1500 grant award!
Monday, August 01, 2016      2 comments

Despite all my frustration working on WV Humanities Council mini-grant, I am happy to report that we: (Monroe County Historical Society, WV) received the grant! I did however, get into some ice cream; and cookies and other things & actually... Read more
SPARK SOS- Getting frustrated & wanting to eat a quart of ice cream!!!
Friday, July 08, 2016      4 comments

OK. I've been working on securing a $1500 grant request for Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS); The WV Humanities Council has actually approved the grant i submitted, but there were some conditions... And like most govt related projec... Read more
New addition to family tree!
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      2 comments

I can't believe July is here already! We've been busy w/farm projects (repair of septic leach field, new fencing, barn repairs, etc., etc.) Also have a new Great Niece! My mom/Lydia is now a Great-Grandma. Harper was 10# 11oz!! Baby, mom ... Read more
Finished my taxes! How about you??
Thursday, April 07, 2016      3 comments

For the first time in over 30 years I have completed my taxes early (ie before April 15th). When I was younger I really enjoyed paying my taxes late, driving to the Post Office and seeing the 'blue cop lights flashing along the late night route ... Read more
What's your favorite SUV for farm living???
Friday, April 01, 2016      2 comments

OK, my other SP-UPDATE:I totaled my 2005 Dodge Durango, during winter storm March 3rd... It was scary, I ended up in farmers pond around 10pm, in 20 degree snow conditions, hubby estimates elevation difference from road to pond is abtt 40-feet.... Read more
Checking in...
Sunday, March 27, 2016      6 comments

Hi all, sorry to be missing in action so long. Winter weather kept us busy w/variety of issues at our little bit of WV, mostly unsexy things like leaking new shed that houses our solar batteries/brains; then septic tank failure & search (we fina... Read more
Back home, but dealing w/dizzienss...
Friday, October 16, 2015      6 comments

Hi all! I had wonderful time in Poconos PA, with a great group of folks for Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles. The worship music was fantastic! I'm hoping they will make CD of the special music & sermons we enjoyed all 8 days. Pocono area is a lot l... Read more

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