monday--canned pickles
Monday, September 16, 2013      3 comments

good morning all! well, its dark outside (the one sad thing about the fall--the loss of light) but we got some rain yesterday, which was sorely needed. not enough to soak the ground, but enough to help the plants relax a little. I will still ... Read more
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      1 comments

hi folks--still trying to get back on track here--my energy is scattered all over the place. giving a presentation at a garden club tonight on cold frames, then tomorrow taking a mob of friends to winona lake for lunch and fun. hopefully things... Read more
tuesday--brownies and doggie treats
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      3 comments

hi sparkfolk--today i wanted to pass on a couple things i have learned recently. the first is a wonderful website called "ambitious kitchen". i came across it while trying to find a use for my baseball bat sized zucchinis. i happened upon a r... Read more
now its almost labor day and i'm BAAACK!
Friday, August 30, 2013      1 comments

hi spark friends! I have been away all summer as is my usual M.O. busy with the garden and over occupied with everything. this has been an eventful summer and the time has really flown by. here are some highlights: we began the process of ... Read more
Friday, June 14, 2013      1 comments

good morning! just a quickie--going to the park to walk--my annual ankle strangeness is upon me and I need to rest it. its a funny injury--just sometimes the joint between my ankle and foot suddenly gives way and hurts. then it stops. always... Read more
dorijane's back--good and bad news
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      2 comments

hi all--we went to the chiro vet today and he examined dorijane after a week on crate rest and her increased pain meds that we got from our regular vet. the good news is--her neck is fine. this is really good news because we were really afrai... Read more
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

good morning all--its Tuesday which means breakfast with friends. I actually remembered and just ate a little cottage cheese to hold me until later. got my run in yesterday--just intended to do 4 miles, but I felt really good in the third mi... Read more
Monday, June 10, 2013      3 comments

good morning--a light rain is falling, but just about over with, so I can go run. got my 5 miles done on Friday. I actually ran a very short (VERY SHORT) burst at 9:50 minute mile. I about fell over when I looked at my garmin and saw that. m... Read more
friday--time to go run
Friday, June 07, 2013      3 comments

hi all--its a lovely Friday morning--cool and a little bit cloudy. planning to do 5 miles today and then I will be back on track after rob's vacation week. lots to do--have a lovely weekend!... Read more
pics--new sign, chooks and flowers
Thursday, June 06, 2013      4 comments

hi there--just a few pics--first is my new sign that I just finished, then a shot of three of the baby chicks--Annabelle, Nellie mae and marvel ann--and last just a very pretty shot I didn't realize I had made until I looked at it inside. the p... Read more
Thursday, June 06, 2013      2 comments

hi all--cloudy this morning--going to walk and then start my day. sign is done, got more done in the yard. cindy came yesterday and began weeding but had to cut out early because they were going to bale hay in the afternoon. sign turned out n... Read more
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      2 comments

good morning--getting ready to go out and run--three miles today and then five on Friday and I should be back on track. cindy is coming today to help in the garden--the front yard is nearly cleaned up but the back beds are about 75 percent disa... Read more
picking up where i left off
Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

good morning! trying to pick up my blogging habit again--will just be quickies for right now. cool night but veggie plants and baby chicks are all fine and comfy this morning. the chickies have been moved into the big girl henhouse-currently ... Read more
busy busy
Sunday, June 02, 2013      2 comments

yes--its my crazy time of year. rob took a week off to help get the garden and yard in shape--of course it has been rainy and cool all week, but we still managed to get quite a bit done. Saturday was the festival at the kitchen store and I gav... Read more
six miles today!
Monday, May 20, 2013      1 comments

hi everybody--hope you are having a good week. heartfelt prayers to those who are dealing with the tornadoes. I hope we have seen the last of them. today I got out early since it was going to be HOT (high 80s) today. I was determined to ru... Read more

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