Category Archives: Gardening

Holy Hailstorm!

Most people associate Colorado weather with cold, snow blowing and blizzards that can shut down our Denver airport for distressingly long periods of time, especially during the holiday rush.  But, here in Colorado we can’t escape that winter-like weather even … Continue reading

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Dementia Is Not Inevitable

According to the Stanford Center On Longevity:  Exercise is the best thing you can do for your brain.  The latest research shows that cognitive decline is not inevitable.  The brain continues to make neurons and fine tune neural connections as … Continue reading

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Summer Bloggin’

As I get older it seems a lot easier to slow down just a little bit and enjoy the nature that’s all around.  I will be taking some family time for the next 2 weeks but enjoy the beauty I … Continue reading

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My Yard Is Kicking My Butt

I live in a part of the country where gardening is a challenge.  The cold and the snow in April killed off the primary leaf buds on many of our trees.  Most of the lilacs did not bloom, although I … Continue reading

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Stuck In Groundhog Day

Remember that movie Groundhog Day?  You know, it’s the one where Bill Murray, after a freak snow storm, gets stuck in Punxsutawney, PA reliving groundhog day over and over and over again. Colorado has fallen into that alternate universe of … Continue reading

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You Know It’s Fall When

It never fails.  The kids go back to school and it is still blistering hot, leaving the kids sweaty, overheated and lethargic.  This year was no exception. But, then Labor Day rolls around and, without fail, the weather starts to … Continue reading

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Three Summer Recipes

Every summer in this part of the country we look forward to the Olathe Sweet corn.  This year, because of the early heat, the corn is ready for eating.  It is white, sweet and delicious.  I know that every region … Continue reading

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