Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Eeew… A tick!

Well- we found our first tick of the year… on Eddie…    I am happy to say that we all handled it better than last year! LOL! Last year: tears, hysteria, freaking out, not knowing what to do… This year: Eddie: calmly states he has a tick Me: confidently pulls it out We both handled it better …

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A play date in the creek

My sister was babysitting 2 nephews and a niece and wanted to know if we wanted to hang out with them… I said, “yes… As long as it’s in the wild” 😉 So… We made a play date at a creek! We were there for about 4 hours- and then we had to drag them …

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Topophilia – a love of place (camping local)

Yesterday was my birthday… so we took a camping trip to a state park park to celebrate! We had such a wonderful time… adventures everyday! I would like to share how these experiences are helping us become a “wild family”. We stayed in a campground that was only 2 hours from our home.  Because it is …

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Weeding the garden day #2

TIME TO TACKLE THE WEEDS… AGAIN…And with sore arms! My husband had suggested using a weedwacker on the weeds, but I was unsure – should I be yanking each weed up by the root? Then Jiminpanama at panamaminute.wordpress.com gave me some words of advice: use a weedwacker on those weeds, no need for me to till (hooray) …

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I will not let the weeds choke out my dreams…

My garden was beautiful… Several months ago! But then the weeds started growing and growing and growing and I couldn’t pull them fast enough. I. Gave.up! I even told my husband that I was a failure at gardening and that I should just admit that and stop trying! But… then a series of events happened …

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