Monthly Archives: July 2014


I have a framed saying from years ago when Al started fishing. It says:  Waiting for the fish takes patience but waiting for the fisherman takes more patience I’m not refuting that statement because I have fished with this man before.   Casting, … Continue reading

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B is for Bee

Last weekend, my dad and I suited up to check the bee hives. I added a super last month (painted seaside green) because my little hives are growing! When the weather starts to warm, the bees will come out on their … Continue reading

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From Wild Plums to Jelly

This is the first year my dad was able beat the deer and birds to his wild plums and what a treat they were!    After eating my fill, I decided that some wild plum jelly would be a good way to use … Continue reading

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Who Do I Listen To?

There is a debate happening on my shoulder. The debate is about some bare land that has appeared in my backyard. The bare land appeared because a new fence had to be built to keep the baby calves out of … Continue reading

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Fun at the Lake

We’ve never spent the 4th of July at the lake.  Talk of large crowds, larger boats and crazy people had always kept us at home. In our little cove though, it was quiet. No boats, no crowds, no cell phone service, … Continue reading

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