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Deer in my mini-peach orchard!!!???

Tuesday, August 04, 2015      0 comments

Dog gone it!! I'm back in side the house, looking out the back window (10-amish) and what do I see??? A deer hoping over the fence walking over to my peach trees that comprise my mini-orchard of 6 peach trees; and starts munching down on the le... Read more

I love/hate it when company comes...

Tuesday, August 04, 2015      1 comments

Well hubby has advised me he's bringing his sister home for a 4-5 day visit tomorrow, so today I am on house cleaning alert!!! I definitely have to get in the guest bedroom & bath and clean, vacuum, dust, change bed sheets, wash old bed sheets, ... Read more

PS: Tigger kitty two/2 & mice zero/0

Monday, August 03, 2015      6 comments

I forgot to mention that this fine morning on the farm I was greated by 2 dead mice offerings on the back porch by Tigger kitty. Todays farm offering was a bit gruesome, one was headless & both had had intestine spillage... Apparently Tigger ... Read more

Heavy digging today ...

Monday, August 03, 2015      5 comments

Well heading out today to do some more "heavy digging" hoping that I can get 10 more feet of the big trench filled w/dirt. So happy that we are having cool mornings; it was awful trying to fill the trench when its hot; and this will be so much e... Read more

Moving old/solid 80# bags of cement yesterday

Thursday, July 30, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday hubby & I moved about 12 old 80# bags of cement that had been covered by tarp (the solar contractor ordered too many bags for the solar array installed on the hill side behind the house). Anyway w/the rain & humidity over the last 2 mo... Read more

Stopped by Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

Last Friday I headed into Norfolk VA to visit family (mom, she's doing good; and sisters -they are doing great too). On Shabbat we went to services... Read more

TGIF!! Its a great day/weather for shoveling dirt...

Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

Well Friday has arrived and its a beautiful cool sunny morning on the farm. Went out to feed the cats and was greeted w/the entrails of another poor country mouse, my big male cat "tigger" is an awesome mouser! All the rain we've had past ... Read more

TGIF!! Its a great day/weather for shoveling dirt...

Friday, July 24, 2015      1 comments

Well Friday has arrived and its a beautiful cool sunny morning on the farm. Went out to feed the cats and was greeted w/the entrails of another poor country mouse, my big male cat "tigger" is an awesome mouser! All the rain we've had past ... Read more

YEAH! Ate home grown bell pepper last night!

Thursday, July 23, 2015      3 comments

Though the deer decimated our raised bed vegetable garden, they did spare my walla wall onions and one lone bell pepper on a plant that wasn't munched down to 7-inches. Anyway hubby and I harvested the lone big pepper on that plant and included... Read more

This weeks "Torah Portion" & song "Ancient Words"

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      3 comments

I enjoy weekly bible study & Torah Portion posted on Torahportions.org. Some of this weeks study focus is on Book of Deutoronomy (English) or Devarim (Hebrew) which means "words". The book of Deuteronomy/Devarim is dominated by Moses’ farewell... Read more

FEMALE CATS SPARY TOO!!! What the kittie is this about!!!???

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      2 comments

There was a huge down pour early this morning and my cats were all sitting in front of the sliding glass patio door whining & staring at me to let them in. OK, so they got in, the rain lasted 2 hours. Then they wanted to be fed- you know 3-cats ... Read more

Multiple Small Steps-DEEGIRL50

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      2 comments

I was checking in on DEEGIRL50 blog called "Multiple Small Steps" and thought they were great so must share w/my other SP peeps: Multiple Small Steps: 1. Cooking my egg McMuffin at home. 2. Adding a few extra steps to my walk. 3... Read more

Cat bowls found, under the peach trees! & zucchini flower bandits identified!

Monday, July 20, 2015      5 comments

Well, hubby found both steel cat bowls underneath my 5 young peach trees (licked clean-I might mention), which is over 125-feet from the back porch. Then he found evidence of racoon activity (a dozen paw prints) in soft muddy area in the vicini... Read more

Raccoon raid (I think) on the back porch this morning...

Saturday, July 18, 2015      3 comments

Got up this morning to feed my cats (Squeaky, Tigger & Bootsie) and found total disaster on the porch; broken ceramic flower pots, kitty food cabinet doors wide open & kitty food jar down on the ground & 2 missing stainless steel kitty bowls... ... Read more

NEW MOTIVATION: going to hubby's HS reunion in September, YIKES!!!

Friday, July 17, 2015      4 comments

I've got some new motivation going this month. Hubby has confirmed that there there will be a high school reunion for his class of 1975 this September. He's really looking forward to going and catching up with all his old friends/mates, and I'm ... Read more


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