Tag 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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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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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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Give Me The Simple Life

As more or less typical baby boomers, my husband and I are thinking about simplifying our lives.  We just don’t need as much of anything these days.  Leading the list is food.  The pantry used to be packed with snacks … Continue reading

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Magnificent May

In this part of the country April and May can be pretty dicey as far as the weather is concerned, including some iconic snowstorms in May.  But, this year has been different.  In most of the country including the Rocky … Continue reading

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