Category Archives: Fall

A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Gardeners

I know I post this every year for Thanksgiving, but, as I mentioned last year, I really think it bears repeating. . . .  A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Gardeners (by Max Coots ) Let us give thanks… For generous friends…with hearts as … Continue reading

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Squash-a-palooza

We love squash. Really love it.  If you’re a regular reader, you probably have noticed that quite a few of my recipes involve squash of some kind. So, when we were deciding on what things we’d choose for our “harvest … Continue reading

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Solving the puzzle

I know I did a post about this last year. But each and every year I am amazed at how my number-loving, computer-programming husband (my way of saying, I guess, that he’s really meticulous and detail-oriented) can fit all of … Continue reading

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Preserving herbs

A couple of weeks ago I tried something I’d always thought about doing but had never actually done before.  I dried some herbs! Yes, I know, my life is full of excitement. It was the very soul of simplicity–I just … Continue reading

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Another successful Thanksoween

I’m not sure how we measure a successful Thanksoween–we all had a great time and are already tossing around plans for next year, so I guess that’s a success. If you’re not a regular blog reader, my family has made … Continue reading

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Fall color

It’s probably getting real close to the end of the fall color in this area–the burning bushes (Euonymus) on campus are a gorgeous bright pinkish red right now, but a lot of the other leaves are down. Most of the … Continue reading

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Final harvest completed

We went out to Bluebird Gardens on Saturday morning, bright and early (why is it that every day I don’t have to get up early for work, I seem to think of another reason why I have to get up … Continue reading

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The last harvest

It’s the last harvest event of the year.  We belong to the Bluebird Gardens CSA, and we just got our last weekly box of vegetables a few days ago. It was a wonderful mix of turnips, kohlrabi, squash and pumpkins, … Continue reading

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Back from the woods

I got back last night from a fun-filled four-day scrapbook retreat in the woods of Menahga, Minnesota. It was a great time–lots of projects completed (or at least worked on) and lots of friends and laughter. I also went on … Continue reading

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Scattered

I’m feeling a bit scattered today. (So, my apologies if this post just goes all over the place.) Last night I had a houseful of company right after work, which was great–it was a group of friends/coworkers that gets together … Continue reading

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