make lemonade

I have a bookmark bearing this quote: “When life give you lemons – make lemonade.”  Early this morning there is evidence of spring, and the promise of another crop of lemonade in the garden.  The Meyer lemon we planted last summer is all but bursting with flowers.  I know the green fruit should probably be…

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in like a lamb

March came in like a lamb…you know what that means.  Out like a lion! Today is another cold, gray day.  Nothing like the 70 degree days we enjoyed the last two weeks of February. The sun peeked out for a minute or two, then the clouds closed up and it’s winter again.  The old joke…

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hello March !

Hooray!  The first of March.  Spring!  A couple of weeks of shamrocks and leprechauns! We finally got a good study, soaking rain last night after weeks of below normal rainfall.  Looking east, the Sierra Mountain Range is not white as it is supposed to be in March.  It is blue! That means almost no snow. …

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live simply

Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. According to this verse, you are rich. You are not trying to be rich. It does not matter how much you are earning or how much you have in your bank account. You are rich because…

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easy bubbles

Blow Some Bubbles – Make Your Own Here’s what you’ll need: 1/2 liquid dish washing detergent1 cup water2 drops food coloring Mix all the stuff together in a jar with a tight cover. Make a bubble wand using some wire, or use a purchased bubble pipe or wand. Store your bubbles at room temperature when you’re…

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hummy feeders

Every garden-maker should be an artist along his own lines…. The tiniest garden is often the loveliest.” Vita Sackville-West My hummingbird feeder died this afternoon.  I filled it and it leaked out all the nectar before I could even get it away from the kitchen sink. That’s bad! It makes for a crowd of the…

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