Labradors and Friends · Uncategorized

Dale and Maggie and the Great Big Knock

It's "Throwback Thursday," so here's a trip back only about eight months ago, from notes in my doggie journal... By now, two and a half years after coming to live with us, Dale is a well-adjusted, happy blind dog, and Maggie puts up with him, most of the time. One night we walked before dinner,… Continue reading Dale and Maggie and the Great Big Knock

Family History · Gardening · Uncategorized

Meeting my “Earth Day Deadline” with a little help…

  It is always my goal to have the garden planted, or at least, mostly planted by Earth Day, April 22.  My parents and grandparents always followed The Farmer's Almanac; perhaps this need to do so comes from their habits.   When the weather cooperates with lots of sun and a bit of rain in between,  we… Continue reading Meeting my “Earth Day Deadline” with a little help…

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“Happy Valentine’s Day!” Explaining an American/European tradition.

AMIS, Atlanta Ministry to International Students, is a group I volunteer with, as Secretary and on the Communications Committee.  AMIS is a wonderful way to promote peace in our world, giving students an opportunity to become friends with Americans.  Following is an excerpt from our Q & A Column on American customs and holidays, which is… Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day!” Explaining an American/European tradition.