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Birthday Critters

My 13-year-old son just gave me one of my favorite birthday presents ever. No fancy perfume for this mom.  I got… Ever the practical kid, J ordered these because I’ve been lamenting the fact that bugs are eating my roses.  Not any more.  Within a few weeks, the literature says,  this egg case will hatch […]

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You know the compost worms are doing their job when…

…they finish eating the cucumber scraps and seedlings pop up amid the worm castings. The kids I met during my author visit to Grand Isle School today loved the pictures I showed them of my basement worm farm (it’s research for my second Marty McGuire book!).  That reminded me that I haven’t posted a worm […]

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I am not afraid of spiders. However…

Here is a picture of my fabulous husband cleaning out my kayak from the winter. And here is a picture of the fabulously enormous spider that crawled out from under the seat. EEEEK!!  At least he was cooperative enough to hang around while we went to get the camera and a quarter for perspective.  But […]

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