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#SOLC21 – Day 28 – It’s Time to Start the Garden, Again!

Today was another dreary day, but things are looking up. The weather forecast was for 55 degrees today, but it was changed to windy and 40. #BRRRRR My arm hurt a bit, but for the most part, very few reactions,... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 7 – Are You Amish?

First, Susan, I made waffles this morning and they were heavenly. I did notice that the last time I made them, they were from scratch. This time, I used a mix, and while they were delicious, they weren't quite as... Continue Reading →

A Thank you, 700, and Frost #SOL20

First, I need to right a wrong. Last week, I got a bunch of writing books in the mail and I tweeted out: https://twitter.com/AnIowaTeacher/status/1313100577421897728 I had no idea where this group of quality books came from, though I had my... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 28 – Seeds Are Here!

My seed are here! That's was my YouTube video for today, talking about seeds. I purchase my seeds (probably wrote about this before, but oh well) from two companies: Baker Seed (www.rareseeds.com) Seed Savers (www.seedsavers.com) There's a place in California... Continue Reading →

#SOL18 – Day 24 – 10 Facts About Me

I saw this posted yesterday as the thing to do, so while I'm a day late (pretty typical for me) it looked like a fun way to get myself thinking! So without further ado: I'm a basketball junkie. No mystery... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts – Thistles in my Garden

It's Friday, my foot hurts, there's dirt under my fingernails. I've been in the garden! 🙂 Actually, I got out into the garden yesterday. Rain was in the forecast today and tomorrow, so left school, came home, got the tiller... Continue Reading →

#SOL17 Challenge – Day 10 – Our new baby

Ha ha! Made you look! 🙂 First, congratulations for all those who've made it 10 days! Nice job of keeping on yourself writing for the first week and a half! Now comes *insert dramatic music* another weekend! A bunch of... Continue Reading →

Letting Go #SOL

I've got 5,081 followers on Twitter. How that number ever came to be, I have no idea. I'm simply a guy, trying to do the best he can in a job he's not always very good at. Nothing more, nothing... Continue Reading →

#SOL16 – Day 22 – Gardening Time!

Growing up, we always had a giant garden. It was never anything with specialty items in it, but wow, rows of tomatoes, sweet corn, green beans, and many of the traditional veggies would be seen out there.  My dad was... Continue Reading →

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