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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

There’s Something Growing in my Mulch Pile

My mom taught me not to be too quick when pulling out weeds in the garden. She said to wait a bit and see what was growing. In the spring I am often gifted with flowers that self-seeded from plants that grew the year before. I’ve shared blue columbine that came up on its own …

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Zucchini Bars with Cinnamon Glaze

I made a batch of Zucchini Bars with Cinnamon Glaze Saturday afternoon and took them to church for coffee hour after the service. I like to bake but didn’t want to eat the whole batch. It’s a good thing I’d set aside a half-dozen to snack on later because there weren’t any left to bring …

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Those Dreaded Calorie Counts

I recently drove north to visit my brother and family for a long weekend.  I like to drive up M52 and made my usual stop at a fast food restaurant just north of downtown Perry.  It’s a little more than half-way and the bathrooms are always nice and clean. This time I’d planned on splurging …

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Making Apple Butter

The road to Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio is lined with ripe corn in late September.  I thank God for the farmers.  Where would we be without them? I’m lucky and can take two-lane roads, my favorite way to travel, all the way there.  It was a sunny day with temps in the mid-60’s; a …

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