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  1. Grief and Anger

    July has been a rather rough month so far. I lost my mother on the 2. Although expected, it still hurts. And there is a bit of guilt because it is also relief. I know my mother is no longer in pain and the quality of life she had the last few months wasn't good. By turns I am sad, numb, angry and relieved.
    Then this morning my little inner voice
    Various Thoughts
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  3. Raised bed garden update

    The raised garden is doing well. The radishes are up, the beans have jumped up 3 days ahead of expected sprout date. Tomatoes and cucumbers are blooming. My only concern is that I haven't seen any pollinators. My little tiller is fixed so I may try to do some of my big garden. I want to plant some squash and zucchini but they get way too big for my ...
    Various Thoughts
  4. Updates and Such

    by , 06-20-2015 at 09:23 PM (The life and mind of Tarrien)
    Recently I received a Nook Tablet for my birthday. I think it was one of the best gifts I've ever gotten. I love using the free kindle book area for books. There's also a few free books I've found on my own accord. When travelling across a few states, I used it for reading to keep myself and my husband awake while driving. Though I was using my internet ...
  5. Chosen Simplicity

    My husband and I are debt free. It fills wonderful. Our bills consist of utilities and insurance. We have one credit card with a zero balance. Our home is modest, but we have no mortgage. We drive older vehicles,but we have no car payments. It took us several years to get to this point ,and we made a lot of sacrifices along the way. Now that we are ...
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    Frugal Living
  6. Raised bed garden

    I normally have a rather large garden at my house. I have a nice piece of land that allows me to play farmer with my dad. This year my mother's dementia has come to the point that someone has to be with her round the clock. This meant no big garden. I really like fresh veggies and they offset the cost of groceries so I decided to build a raised garden ...
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