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Trimming the Hedges

Sometimes, it’s just not safe for a woman to leave the house… especially if her husband decides that while she’s gone is a good time to trim the hedges… Continue reading

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Fighting Nature

There are times when persistence is virtue and times when it is nothing more than sheer stubbornness. A cup of coffee and prayer for wisdom just might be the right way to go… Continue reading

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Care Above the Common

It doesn’t matter how lovely the landscape design is; unless it is maintained, it cannot keep its loveliness. Blessings to the keepers! Continue reading

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Of Wind and Work

On the morning of her last day,
I tried to mulch the newly seeded lawn
on the west side of the house Continue reading

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A Good Day Off

But when I got home and stepped out into the sixty-degree air on a beautifully sunny day… well, plans changed. I put the wood in the garage and shifted to the new plans.
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Gutter Check

With skies darkening and the forecast calling for thunderstorms, I made sure that the flexible extension tube was connected to the elbow at the bottom of the downspout. “Ready for rain now,” I thought, Continue reading

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