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Word Formadverb
DefinitionIn the fresh air.
Synonymsoutdoors
UsageDining alfresco is one of my great summer pleasures.

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My valley

Today is what it's all about

Hmm, guess that title could be taken two ways, one a bit more philosophical than the other.  I am talking about the real time of today, the 'deeper' meaning can wait for another time. As I've mentioned before, I live high up in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado; we've had a ...

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Appalachian Plateau to Sub Alpine Colorado

Appalachian Plateau to Sub Alpine Colorado

When one moves, as I did, not merely a matter of miles, but from one locale to another vastly different locale, there is a lot to learn. Having lived most of my life on the East coast, over half of that in Southwestern Virginia, the shift to sub alpine Colorado has ...

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Bucket Lists or Things I want to do...

What are your dreams?  Have you even thought about the dreams you had as a child, and possibly into young adulthood?   I have mentioned before that I had lost my dreams, and it took a lot of effort and time to retrieve them from the recesses of my brain.  But I ...

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WINTER - TOMATOES, POTATOES, PEPPERS...AND MY OFFICE?

Several months ago I rescued some pathetic looking baby tomato plants and what was labeled a jalapeno plant from my cold frame.  We were into winter (January), and I have no idea how they got left behind.   I carried them inside and placed them in my office (which receives ...

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CANDIED BACON - UNBELIEVABLY GOOD

Yep, candied bacon.  A taste treat that will make your taste buds jump up and down with joy. I ran into an old Betty Crocker recipe for bacon pancakes and decided to try them.  Wonderful idea, especially if you are at home with butter and maple syrup to pour over them.  ...

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Excellent Homemade Jewelry Cleaner

Excellent?  Perhaps the word BEST is more appropriate. I love this stuff.  It keeps forever (in a sealed glass jar) and is so inexpensive (cheap) to make.  Stop buying jewelry cleaners as you really are just wasting your money. My mom originally got this 'recipe' from a dear friend, who got it ...

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Things are changing, and not always for the better.  I’ve noticed my electric bill rising (slowly, but surely) and have decided to take some affirmative action by becoming a “learner”.   I bought and installed a 1,000Watt Solar Electric System to help combat this ever increasing monthly bill.   This same system is for sale on Amazon – click HERE to go directly to the product.  Or, click HERE to go to a post I wrote talking about the various and inexpensive ways to fight back.

Aunt Ina's Kitchen

CANDIED BACON – UNBELIEVABLY GOOD

Yep, candied bacon.  A taste treat that will make your taste buds jump up and down with joy. I ran into an old Betty Crocker recipe for bacon pancakes and decided to try them.  Wonderful idea, especially if you are at home with butter and … Read more...

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Bonnie's Garden

Appalachian Plateau to Sub Alpine Colorado

Appalachian Plateau to Sub Alpine Colorado

When one moves, as I did, not merely a matter of miles, but from one locale to another vastly different locale, there is a lot to learn. Having lived most of my life on the East coast, over half of that in Southwestern Virginia, the shift to sub … Read more...

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Human Ingenuity

Excellent Homemade Jewelry Cleaner

Excellent?  Perhaps the word BEST is more appropriate. I love this stuff.  It keeps forever (in a sealed glass jar) and is so inexpensive (cheap) to make.  Stop buying jewelry cleaners as you really are just wasting your money. My mom … Read more...

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Randomness

My valley

Today is what it’s all about

Hmm, guess that title could be taken two ways, one a bit more philosophical than the other.  I am talking about the real time of today, the 'deeper' meaning can wait for another time. As I've mentioned before, I live high up in the Rocky … Read more...

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