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last week…

Last week was a great one. … it rained.  Yes! It rained for two days.  It felt so good. … and the weekend was also really hot.  95 on Saturday.  95F for a late weekend in September? Seems a little too … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

This week we had some making mostly in the form of meals, not as much in canning and preserving.  With friends, in family, forgetting to take pictures.  That’s OK. Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) with what’s been happening at our home. … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin’s life in Shrewsbury

  We went to go see some of Darwin’s places from his youth, where he was born, Shrewsbury, south of Wem.  We did a self walking tour that Ros had printed out from the internet.  Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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last week…

Last week… what a week it was.  Oh my, it’s been such an amazing summer, few months of real fun and beauty.  Now, I can see and I can feel the cooler days, but not just yet.  Last week… … … Continue reading

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what summer is…

* running * splashing * happiness * freedom * water * smiles * laughter * movies * rivers * lakes * grass * blue * red * snow cones * picnics * ice creams * watermelons * avocado * wet … Continue reading

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

Our kitchen this past week has been a busy one.  Lots of making and putting up but not everything got its picture taken. Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) with what’s been happening at our home. “A weekly collection of photos from … Continue reading

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getting ready

Yes, we are getting ready for the cooler days, that move us in a little more. Our summers are spent outside from breakfast to dinner and after that too.  Sometimes even before breakfast (which are not very early) we are outside … Continue reading

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