July in the Garden

I started to share a garden update a month or so ago, but it didn’t seem like much had happened. Since then, summer has really kicked in with plenty of hot weather and enough rain to encourage the plants and bring out ALL the mosquitoes. […]

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Outside My Door

I can see our little garden from the big windows in the corner of our kitchen. We planted late, but the zucchini, tomatoes, kale, peppers and herbs are flourishing. I thought we would wait a year before we had any garden but Ray insisted that […]

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August

August evening. Amos is making trains and mailboxes with his tegu blocks. He constructs something that he is using to pretend to cut grass on the rug. He asks me for a bucket, a pretend bucket. Here it is, I say, placing a pretend bucket […]

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Exploring

  Summer has finally arrived in Maine, filling the sky with blue, warming the air to the perfect temperature, and leaving everything else astoundingly green. It is such a short season here, sometimes I start to panic (it’s already July!!) and worry that we won’t […]

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Tiny Precious Berries

                      Even if we didn’t have the bears, the hillside, and the plink! plank! plunk! of the metal bucket, Blueberries for Sal is a very accurate manual for picking blueberries with a two year old. […]

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Popsicles!

              Summer is never going to end, right? The reason I ask is that I finally bought a popsicle mold. At the end of July. After I made my first batch, I was entertaining ideas of starting a popsicle […]

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