Monthly Archives: June 2009

June Challenge Update

Now that summer’s (finally) in full swing, it’s time for a gardening challenge update.     Plant: most of my planting was done back in spring, but I have added succession carrots, bush beans (purple, green and wax), lettuce,  more zinnias and … Continue reading

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Back to School…

After three whole days of vacation last week, which were dominated by Annabelle’s new baby, I headed back to school today.  I’m taking a course in my Environmental Education program called “Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation.”  In the next two weeks, … Continue reading


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Summer Garden

Sunday Stroll It finally feels like summer around here! Yesterday, as I spent about five hours standing in the sun watching the baby horse, I got really sun burned.  I hadn’t planned to stay that long, but visiting mom and … Continue reading


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In the Pasture

We took Annabelle and her baby out to the pasture for the first time today, in an area that was partitioned off from the other animals.  We stayed with them for a few hours, to make sure they were comfortable, … Continue reading


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Filly’s First Day

Nursing Proud Mommy Majestic, like mom Sleepy eyelashes Will you be my friend? Barn swallow Mommy


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