Category Archives: apple trees

Scavenge and Forage

Every August the rabbits hop over at dusk and make haste to seek apples under our apple trees. They forage for remnants the bushy tails randomly discard as they hurry off. This year is no different.  Before mowing, our task … Continue reading

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A Very Heavy Load !

  As I opened the door, a mad dash was made from our yard and across the street. A heavy burden caused the squirrel to slow down in the middle of the street to adjust the heavy load, an apple … Continue reading

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From Start to Finish

Home ownership comes with awesome responsibilities. Unlike rental properties, the homeowner must pay for repairs and upkeep. And there are many surprises along the way. We live in an area with soft, clay soil and underground water is a constant … Continue reading

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Come Stroll Through our Gardens!

  A few years back when the children were young, I opened my breakfast pink grapefruit to find a surprise awaiting: a large seed inside had burst open and begun to grow. It begged to be planted. Thus began a … Continue reading

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