Author Archives: Leiah

Painting and Plumbing

The days are getting shorter and the smell of green chili roasting is in the air.  Fall is nearly here, and I’m still painting. Recently I shared about some of the things we’re working on, one of those being new … Continue reading

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2017 Summer Summary

Despite little news from this blog, we are still busily keeping on.  We’re still gardening, still picking fruit, still trapping raccoons.  Some things just never change. But sometimes things do change.  We’ve been working hard on changes to the house … Continue reading

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On Ongoing Well Problems

So, I started out this spring talking about making to repairs to sprinkler lines.  We tore down that old well house and made the repairs only to find we were still not getting water through the system, so we had … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

This entry is long overdue!  I had it mostly completed a month ago; I was all set to tell you about the things that have been going on at Johnny’s Garden this spring, all the baby chickens and drip irrigation … Continue reading

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The New Deal

A year or more ago Don and I decided that it was time to scale back the garden to something that was more manageable, something that Don could enjoy rather than be oppressed by, so we moved all of the … Continue reading

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Hard Reset

That’s as good a title as any I suppose, a fair comment on life and how things don’t ever proceed the way you thought they would. Once again, it’s been a year since I’ve written, more than a year this … Continue reading

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Something New Under the Sun

It starts to become challenging to find something new to say about spring at Johnny’s Garden, the forsythia is beautiful, I try to fill my nose with the smell of lilacs with every breath while it lasts, the tulips are … Continue reading

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