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A Gentle Rain

Thursday, September 02, 2010

We had a nice gentle rain today. We needed it. The garden was getting dry.

I put some food out for the turtles and one sneaked up and ate it while I wasn't looking. I found another turtle in the compost pile eating.

I saw the momma deer and her baby. She was tired and waited for me to walk by. She had found a good place to rest and kept it. No need to have to flee from some unarmed old lady. LOL.

Hubby and I picked some more peppers and squash today. We found some more squash growing out of the compost pile too - acorn and butternut. I had to kill 3 gigantic tomato horn worms. ICK. They ate 3 of my pepper plants.

I'm still trying to catch up on emails.

I did a bunch of batch cooking today so I should have some leftovers for part of the long weekend. I have tons of slaw, pickled cucumbers, and mixed berries ready now.

As you know I read a lot of blogs and sometimes I come across one that blows my socks off. This one blew my socks off.


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    That mama deer trusts you. How great is that! I love your outdoor and nature-filled life.
    And... I'm inviting myself to your holiday picnic. I know you make such GREAT tasting food. See you later this weekend. LOL.

    3909 days ago
    Today was absolutely beautiful!!!! We have a pack of coyotes in our wooded area!! I love their sound at night, but they have killed so many deer & 2 of my Mom's min pins!! Our live stock is 2 ducks & a wild goose!! Oh, & a huge owl!!!! We have lots of birdies & after the field is harvested, wild turkeys!!!! I love to read your blogs!!!!
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    3909 days ago
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    I bet the fall will be wonderful in your area.. the garden sounds like it really did well this year... Thanks for the comments on my blog.. I love reading what everyone has to say.. Enjoy your weekend.. staying home is our idea of a nice time..lol
    3909 days ago
    3909 days ago
    Another great blog. Yes your compost pile does seem to attract lots of attention.

    I didn't know tomato worms ate pepper plants.
    3909 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2514968
    Ick on the bugs, but glad you got to spend some time with the good wildlife.
    3910 days ago
    The mama deer knows you, I think. Our turkeys know that Dingo and I mean them no harm now, too. I just hope it doesn't lull them into a false sense of security around humans. Turkey season starts soon.

    Good heavens--thank you for linking to JJ's blog! I read that one and then just kept on reading. Did you read "A Conversation with Bob"? I'm going back to reread these!
    3910 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/3/2010 7:35:30 AM
    Picked a peck of pickled peppers.....lol.
    That is what came to my mine when I was reading all what you had picked from your garden....silly I know.....
    Glad you had some rain...we are to get some rain later today and tonite...results from Hurricane Earl.....but sunny the weekend...so I won't complain.....lol

    3910 days ago
    We had thunderstorms move through this evening. Temp dropped about 20 degrees in an hour. It sounds like you had a nice day.
    3910 days ago
  • WILLOW49
    What a wonderful blog! Thanks for bringing it to our attention!
    3910 days ago
  • no profile photo DEVORA4
    To be out there with nature. Does it get any better? I read Silver Owl's blog. Thanks Have a lovely weekend, my friend deb
    3910 days ago
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