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Thankful: November 14th

I was setting up my blanket and checking my light when this goose started honking repeatedly near me and then walked right in front of my camera today! It was followed by two other geese, each a different type of goose (the second goose was a Canadian goose). It was so funny! Today, I’m thankful…

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Thankful: November 13th

I was worried that it would be hard for my children to play in the backyard, now that it’s all dug up and they can no longer use the swings or the merry-go-round while we relandscape the garden. I shouldn’t have been worried. My four-year-old son said to me today, “I’m so glad that dad…

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Thankful: November 10th and 11th

November 10th: I’m thankful that my children wanted to set up the Christmas tree early! This is earlier than we had planned; we were going to do it in a couple of weeks. While my husband and I were working outside in the garden, they took down the tree and set it up, fluffed it…

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Thankful: November 9th

I’m so thankful today that I found an Oroblanco grapefruit tree for the garden! It is a five-gallon pot and the straightest one I found was twice as tall as the others in the same size pot (it was easily a year older in growth). It was $29.95, which is what I was hoping to…

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Thankful: November 7th

Some rain fell in parts of the Las Vegas Valley! We only had a few drops at my house (literally–they could have been counted). I had a photoshoot, so I was very thankful it wasn’t raining on us! What are you thankful for today?

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Thankful: November 6th

Earlier this spring (as pictured in the photo) only a few of these miniature daffodils bloomed. I figured they were probably getting too crowded and needed to be divided. Because we are changing up the garden, I spent yesterday digging these out. They had multiplied exceedingly! I’m thankful that bulbs multiply and flowers go to…

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Thankful: November 5th

Today marks the 200th day without rain in Las Vegas. Our normal rainfall here is 4 inches (10 centimeters) a year, and we’ve only received 2 inches (5 cm) this year. We had a very wet spring, thankfully, but a very dry winter is predicted. We’re also having record heat for this time of year!…

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Thankful: November 4th

Today, I’m thankful for my husband’s patience as I drew and redrew part of the garden plans both inside and outside. We discovered that our wall on the east side of the garden is not straight; we had measured it along the back of the garden near the fig tree, but it is considerably shorter…

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Thankful: November 3rd, 2020

Today I’m thankful for the ability to envision a plan in my mind and on paper, and a husband who is dedicated to helping me realize that vision. I’m also grateful for upside-down spray paint! What a wonderful help in marking out all the garden beds! What are you thankful for today? A note to…