There are some garden plants that any new gardener realizes (after it’s too late) that if successfully grown, you will be completely buried in produce. Yes, there can be too much of a good thing… or maybe not!
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I have a lot of plants in my garden that are “bee magnets”, but few will be carpeted in the buzzy little critters like my African Blue Basil. And then there’s pesto!
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Congratulations!! You are now the beneficiary of the fact that my mom just cleaned out her freezer! No, really, this is a good thing (most of the time)!
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It was late in the evening. I was tired. I’d had a whole half-glass of wine (yes, a HALF glass). It turned out to be a bad combination for successfully doing math. Who’d have thought it?
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When you think of summer in Greece, perhaps you think of the beautiful beaches and the deep crystal blue water. Perhaps you should be thinking of the things in the water!
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Each summer my exercise routine consists of repeatedly running frantically out of my kitchen to the backyard, flapping my arms and yelling “ch ch ch ch” to scare away the scrub jays from my nectarine tree. When I’m tired, I make the boys do it.
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