The Fall Clean-Up

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Gardening |

Two weeks ago, when my zinnias were still blooming gangbusters, I was dreading the coming cold and inevitable death in the garden. But then on Halloween weekend, we got a blast of cold air, and literally overnight most of the annuals in my garden turned brown and wilted. After driving up to that depressing sight for over a week, I decided it was time to do some clean up. It also helps that we’re anticipating a very cold spell the next few days,...

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I Voted

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Parenting |

We have had quite an election season here in North Carolina. You can’t turn on the TV without seeing an ad for Kay Hagan or Thom Tillis, with a smattering of judges and North Carolina senators rolled in. Or maybe I should say you see ads against Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis! I tend to tune them out. It’s hard to know what to believe from those ads, and they’re so sensational. But apparently my kids are paying attention. Carter announced last night...

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