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Still going strong
Obviously, at this time of year, most of the plants are pretty much done. I do have a couple of mums that still look spectacular--they were a little later to start blooming, for some reason (I probabl...
11/9/12 at 8:35 AM A great weekend 10/15/12 at 9:00 AM
Fall garden cleanup 10/12/12 at 7:57 AM
'Tis the Season
Sadly, the warm sunny days of summer are now just a fond memory. The chilly days of autumn have arrived to take their place, and soon will be followed by the long, dark, cold days of winter. We've al...
10/18/12 at 9:03 PM
Autumn bulbs bring spring color
If youre looking for a great pop of color in your garden next spring, take a few minutes to plant some bulbs this fall. Bulbs should be planted when the weather turns cool and nights reach 40 to 50 de...
10/1/12 at 3:19 PM
Happy equinox! Half-moon dabbles in the occult tonight
Happy first day of fall! The sun crossed the celestial equator on its way south at 9:49 a.m. (CDT), sending a chill up the spines of those who love summer. Many of us look forward to cooler days and...
9/22/12 at 11:14 AM Thank God it's finally autumn this weekend 9/19/12 at 11:20 AM
Comet Elenin a no-show; Doomed satellite may fall tonight 9/23/11 at 10:50 AM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM
Fabulous Functional Fall
Fall really is my favorite time of year. I love the crisp air. I love the colors that Mother Nature has on display and I love getting organized. Maybe it is because I live in the upper Midwe...
9/13/12 at 10:03 AM Functional Fabulous Fall: Part 2 9/28/11 at 11:22 AM
Functional Fabulous Fall: Part 1 9/21/11 at 11:14 AM
Weekend Baking: Apple and Banana Oatmeal Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Years ago I made an oatmeal cake that was moist, dense and delicious with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting slathered over the top. When we had out-of-town friends staying with us last week, I ...
10/7/11 at 7:00 AM Hungarian Mushroom Soup 10/2/11 at 12:19 AM
The good, the bad and the great green tomato 9/26/11 at 10:39 AM
Drive By Fall Photos
I took some photos out of the windshield while we were going down an area Highway. It is a Scenic Byway that has very few areas to actually pull over to take a photo. If you do pull over a...
10/3/11 at 6:02 AM Last Bloom 11/8/09 at 7:04 AM
Fall Whine 10/29/09 at 8:12 AM