Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda… no Offend-a

Reposted from October 2018... Now when it comes to talking about Dia de los Muertos... as a white, middle aged, blond haired, green eyed guera, I consider myself no entitled-ass expert over here or anything. But know this- while I am not Mexican by birth I married one, we're raising three, AND I made alters …

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That’s September for Ya- County Fair, Gomphrenas, and Bundt Cake

September is almost over and you can finally feel it. It's "cooled off" to only the high nineties most days, no more the 100 degree plus days of July and August, and we've finally had some rain. The plants all look in better shape, with less wilting and more new growth pretty much all around. …

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The Garden and Outside Stuff in the Heat

It's so hot. I know I've mentioned that in all recent posts, but oh my God it's so hot right now. We haven't had rain in two months, the soil in the garden needs to be MUCH more improved if it's going to be the single main shelter for all these plants through such tough …

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One Quick Sprint to the Grave From Here on Out… Good Thing I Love Cemeteries!

It's been a busy August! So many things to catch up on! The garden, as one recent visitor pointed out, "Isn't really blog worthy" and so I will spare you. But just for the record since that comment was made- all the dead zinnias, all but one of the tomatoes, the eggplants, the sunflowers, and a …

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