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Survivor: TO

Calla does not approve of trashy Survivor TV shows. Of course, she might be the mean girl who stays on to the very end even though the entire audience tries to vote her off each week.  She has that kind … Continue reading

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Garden Party

While Gus was inside watching me the others were outside this evening having a little garden get together.  As usual Calla likes the rocks at first, while they still hold a little heat.  Later she moves off to the side … Continue reading

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A Loverly Award

I was told in a comment yesterday that the lovely and talented blogger at Meow Hear This! has nominated this blog for the One Lovely Blog Award.  I really appreciate the thought! As usual, the first condition is to link back, … Continue reading

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Sunshine Day

The title is appropriate in more ways than one.  First, I was recently awarded a Sunshine Award by Savannah of “Savannah’s Paw Tracks”.  Thank you very much for the honor!  I’m glad you enjoy the Blog. To match up with the … Continue reading

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Mini Jungle

I got to sit outside with Julie and Calla this evening.  I found one way I can get Julie to face in my direction — if he can ‘hide’ in some foliage.  These are some of the scrappier tufts of crabgrass … Continue reading

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Rocky Relations

Recently I have gotten around to adding to the border of the rock path to keep plants from growing too close to the slate rocks.  I use these “Mexican River Rocks” that I get at the Home Depot – I’m … Continue reading

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Plant Life

The Devil Plant, the Star Jasmine is on the march again. You can see a reaching tendril starting to wrap around a branch of the “Purple Potato Bush” tree. In time, it will tighten and even start to strangle the … Continue reading

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Anti-Gardening Post!

If gardening is the growing of plants you intend to grow, I don’t do much of it. Today, I spent some time hacking back plants that I didn’t intend to grow. Example number one is this English Ivy, which has … Continue reading

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Walking the Line

Here’s Gus taking the scenic route from the back door to the side yard to avoid Calpurnia.  She’d already given him a little buffet when he crossed into her personal space. So he'[s taking no chances, using the Lantana plant … Continue reading

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Reinforcements

Over the weekend I finally got some reinforcements to the plants in my ‘boxes’ near the patio.  Last year’s plants were mostly gone due to a lot of them being annuals and to some of them being palatable to the … Continue reading

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