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Return To Pioneer Gardening

One of the lost arts of pioneer gardening….composting. Composting is an excellent way to reduce garbage going to the landfill, and fertilizes your garden better than ANY chemical product on the market. Its better for your health, the health of your garden plants, and the environment overall.

Composting involves tiny organisms and helpful naturally-occurring bacteria that break down the items in your compost pile to a soil-like substance called humus. Humus is crumbly like soil, and smells like fresh soil. All traces of the original material are gone, and all that remains is a vitamin and mineral rich substance that plants love.

Composting is an art, and there’s no one way to do it. However, anyone can compost, and if you garden or not, composting is beneficial for everyone. Composting in winter is tricky, and the process slows considerably. Composting requires heat, to quickly break down the materials in the…

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Being 12 again, while watching the #BEATLES 50 years later.

An experience #flashback!

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Birthdays & Being Thankful!

February 7, 2014
** The Day **
I Turned Another Year Older

While in the car headed out to meet with two friends for lunch at The Corner Bistro. It was a GREAT lunch, with the Friends who were also with me when the Over the HILL 40th Birthday rolled around .. 22 years ago.  { February 7th  }

Late Yesterday (Thursday) I received a birthday card from my cousin in NC… a Phone call last night from TWO Aunts .. who then both sang “Happy Birthday” to me …

Then an e-mail this morning {Friday} from a (special) cousin in NC who said something like this “that on this day God had created a beautiful baby . and to enjoy my day” (something like that) {so I think I did OK}.. and then the lunch … arrive home…

Came home, (after checking in on Mom and Dad) & another phone call from my aunt with wishes again…. went back to Mom & Dad’s … and cake … (daddy now sleeping) SO mom and I watched the opening of the Sochi 2014 Olympics … and that was wonderful to share with my mother. (the cake was good too) …

A couple more ‘messages’ from two cousins….

So turning my age – is not bad …

I look forward to what the year has in store for me, & when things get tough as they sometimes do, I’ll have friends who will listen, give support, give hope, share LOVE…

Today – My Birthday


Two Girl Friends
We spent the lunch time this afternoon
22 years later from my  previous post.  { February 7th  }
when we were a bit younger….

February 7th

February 7th

Twenty-Two Years ago .. I was celebrating my 40th Birthday with friends…. and today, I will celebrate with two of those friends with an afternoon lunch.

Life has had its ups and downs, but that is what happens when life marches
on no matter what occurs and how hard we try and stop it or even wish the wheels could turn back.

But life, it is what we make it. I’ve done OK … not the best at times, but I’m proud of who I am as a person. And with that, that is the most important gift I can give myself… not just today, but any given day.

Be proud, Walk tall, Cry when needed, Laugh as often as you can, Love with your heart, Pray, Share the Joys and Sorrows…. GROW within ones self, so others can also grow with you.

Thankful. That I have this LIFE.

The new year approaches

It has been a year that I’m glad to see go.
There are obstacles yet to overcome. … . But
To handle them in another year, I’ll welcome.

Happy NEW YEAR!!