Category Archives: garden

Farmers’ Market Yarn

a farmers’ market trip vegetables, fruit, flowers and yarn When visiting my sister in Wisconsin, the only thing I always want to do, other than visit with her family, is go to the Madison Farmers’ Market.  The colors of the … Continue reading

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The Great Pomegranate Caper

The pomegranate /ˈpɒmɨɡrænɨt/, botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree growing between 5 and 8 m (16–26 ft) tall. In the Northern Hemisphere, the fruit is typically in season from September to February,[1] and in … Continue reading

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Happiness at Noon

“If one thinks that one is happy, that is enough to be happy.” – Madame de la Fayette Last night I had a few friends over to knit and I worked on my A Hap for Kathi.  I’m using Knitted Wit … Continue reading

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Peacocks are not Native…

If Pretty is as Pretty does, Peacocks are Ugly We moved to Altadena, CA a little over 20 years ago and with a trail to the mountains up our street, we are used to wildlife – coyotes, raccoons, skunks, an … Continue reading

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Family Stories and Myths

We all have Family Tales – some true and some just stories.  When my Mother passed away, I took home her  “African Plant”.  The tale was that Grandmother brought back a cutting from Africa and propagated the plant.  My Mom … Continue reading

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