Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year 2016!!!!

Happy New Year to all. Here’s a toast to all with my best wishes for good things to come your way. Advertisements

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Braeburn Apples (Malus domestica)

Ate a Braeburn apple and recovered 6 seeds which I allowed to dry 3 days. I potted them this morning. Braeburn was an accidental cross in a New Zealand orchard in the early 50s, its probable parents were Granny Smith … Continue reading

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Digging Out

I have only dug out about 21 feet of pathway. I don’t shovel so much as I carry snow to my flower beds so they will get temperature protection when it goes down to 9°F this week. They will also … Continue reading

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Brass Oil Lamps

Picked up two oil lamps at a thrift store. I wanted them because they are heavy brass and pretty… and lamps. They have a small vent hole in the top that equalizes air pressure. All open flames can cause fire … Continue reading

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Who is Peeking in My Window?

I looked out my window this morning and saw deep tracks straight up to my bedroom window: I can see the fluffy snow has settled about 6 inches.  I can’t see this track clearly, but it has paw prints, not … Continue reading

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Dreaming During the Blizzard

My blizzard watch is extended to midnight with temperatures in the teens and 22 inches of snow, drifts to 8 feet where windy. I am lucky, no high winds, drifts to 4 feet. Still snowing heavily and I already have … Continue reading

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Blizzard Through Tomorrow

This blizzard was supposed to start about 3 pm today. Here is what it looked like at 3 pm. when I went out to clear off snow in front of my door.  Trailerstead doors open out not in and are … Continue reading

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