Tag Archives: rain

At last, it’s happened!

Of course, the heavens opened just as we arrived into our station yesterday evening. Since then, there have been short bursts of heavy rain, which have so far only touched the surface of the soil. However, I think I will … Continue reading

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Two ounces of caraway seed

The forecast was for rain this evening, so it seemed appropriate to collect the caraway seed, which has been drying on the plants in the recent hot, dry weather. Just as well I did collect it, as we have had … Continue reading

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Last day of winter

Ordinarily, today would have been the first day of spring but in view of the nip in the air, I’m not bothered it was still February. It gave me an extra day to get my nephew’s birthday card in the … Continue reading

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Cloudburst

I knew there was a reason for staying up way past my bedtime……    The barbecue went out and some grilling was done at a friend’s birthday party this afternoon, but we stayed inside to eat. It was decidedly chilly. … Continue reading

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After a few days….

Apparently, my local reservoirs are now 98% full, if not overflowing, after all the recent rainfall, which is not only good news but makes up for the difficulty in being productive in the garden over the last few days. Some … Continue reading

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