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As we garden where it’s high and oh so dry…where the deer and the buffalo roam.

Well, someone hacked into my server's platform (or some such kind of technical term) and when the boys put the blog site up again, they lost the header. The header is that cool banner at the top of the page. Having lost the...

Have I mentioned lately that 104.6 in the shade, on my patio, at 6:30 pm, it just TOO MUCH? I hate it.  And I have had enuff.  Already.  Today it is supposed to be 92.  Better.  But, let's get on to the days of autumn....

I just came across this article in the Seattle Times re: landscaping ideas for keeping the house cool. I particularly like the part about keeping the concrete to a minumum...

Dateline: McMenamin's Edgefield, Troutdale, OR. About 16 miles east of Portland. I think this may be one of the funnest places I have ever stayed. McMenamin's was built in 1911 as the Multanomah County poor farm. In the 1990's, the McMenamin brothers bought...

Tonight's dinner by my own hands (ok, and so  big momma Nature had something to do with it): Warm, just plucked from the vine, two fat heirloom tomatoes, chunked and placed atop 4 slices of fresh mozzerella, drizzled with white balsamic vinegar, olive oil, spanked with...