Have you ever Seen This?

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If you don’t live in a tropical or sub-tropical zone you may have not. What I am talking about is the blossom of the mango tree. We have two┬ánew mango trees in our mini orchard. This is the first time I have seen mango flowers! Read the rest of this entry »

A Lemony Kindness

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I woke up this morning with the beginning of bronchitis. I have been busy, busy, busy because we are getting ready to sell our house. (Just what I need in addition to Christmas preparations.) So I am now coughing and feeling quite run down.

Some lovely friends of ours dropped by with a surprise: homegrown lemons! They are huge and so juicy. Just the Vitamin C ticket for me. I have already sliced the first one to put in some water. I swear that just drinking it is making me feel better!

The other thing I am doing is taking one of my herbal preparations (or as some of the family calls it: Witches’ Brew). Read the rest of this entry »

Two years

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That how long it has taken for us to grow a six inch pineapple! Here it is:

Home grown pineapple
Home grown pineapple

Just look at that top! I see a future pineapple there! In Florida it is really easy to grow a pineapple. This one might have been bigger if we had planted it in the ground instead of a big pot. Read the rest of this entry »