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Garden update: Thinning the herd

Garden update: Thinning the herd

Today, I noticed some white powdery spots on my squash/pumpkin/gourd plants, while finding a bud on one of the plants. Not sure what they are since they sprouted after I threw the fall decorations in the garden to decompose. After sending a panicked message to my gardening Facebook group, I learned that the white stuff … Continue reading Garden update: Thinning the herd

Breaking away from the lies

Breaking away from the lies

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.Author and explorer Ernest Hemingway “I feel like a fraud just waiting for someone to find me out.” “That explains a lot ... let’s go get some wine and shop local!” I open up my soul and am asked to buy alcohol at … Continue reading Breaking away from the lies

Gardening: A newbie’s take

Gardening: A newbie’s take

The first time I worked on a garden, I helped my grandparents pick strawberries at a pick-your-own farm. Tons of delicious strawberries to eat raw, in my grandma’s jam and over ice cream and shortcake. I saw the end result, not all the work involved in getting those strawberries to grandma’s kitchen. Picking strawberries is … Continue reading Gardening: A newbie’s take

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

LAKE PHELPS , North Carolina — This spot in Washington County is the second largest acre lake in the state of North Carolina. The historical marker about Lake Phelps. It’s over 44,000 years old and Indian artifacts dating back 11,000 years have been found in the lake bed. For this particular adventure, my family visited … Continue reading 2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

Your one job is many jobs

Your one job is many jobs

“You’re only job is to vacuum the couch so I’m not itchy.” I heard this recently during a cleanfest at my home due to Hurricane Dorian. I was not amused, as I assume some other moms wouldn’t be. Taking care of everyone else, without caring for yourself, can wear you down. As a mom, you … Continue reading Your one job is many jobs