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Thankful: November 19th

I’m thankful that we were able to load up a trailer full of bad dirt to take to the dump. We have lots and lots more to do, but we’re making (slow!) progress! If you want to see what I mean about our dirt (aka lime rocks), check out my latest video in the garden…

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Thankful: November 17th

Today I found out a fraudulent charge of $497 on my account. I’m glad I checked my account online today! Just a reminder that this time of year, it’s wise to check your account often. The last time this happened to me, the bank told me that the charges came because someone at a store…

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Thankful: November 16th

I’m thankful for the chance to speak with my son at college. I remember the expensive long-distance bills and the way we had to arrange to speak at a certain time when I was in college, dividing up the long-distance bill with roommates. While cell phones certainly cost more per month, I appreciate that with…

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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…