Category Archives: Seasons

Changes in the Coop

I have been busy in Cluckingham Palace.  As the season changes and the weather grows colder, there are things to do…winterizing, drying herbs and a few other  improvements…but there are sad changes in the coop as well.  There are only six … Continue reading

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Happy Fall!

  Last time I wrote I was waiting for Spring!  Well, Spring arrived at long last and quickly turned into the hottest, wettest, most humid summer I can ever remember.  By the end of July I was tired of the … Continue reading

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Some Good News

Hello and Happy New Year!   The bitter cold weather that had descended upon us in mid December seems to be gone and we are having  more typical winter weather.  It is a relief to be sure….it was just TOO cold!  But is … Continue reading

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Winter Has Arrived

Winter, it appears, has arrived at Brookwood Shire…bringing snow, ice, frigid temperatures, grey skies and dark days.  A big change after the mild Fall we had,   and not my favorite season.  It is always a bit of a shock. Luckily, most … Continue reading

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Bumps in the Road

It has been such a long time since I have been able to write.  Part of that is due to having too many projects, but part of it is because, while Fergus was quite content to nap quietly as I … Continue reading

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Transitions

There is a chill in the air.  Fall continues, but winter is coming.  The signs are everywhere.   It is dark earlier and earlier in the evenings.  Frost covers the ground in the early morning.  The trees have shed their leaves.  Fallen … Continue reading

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Fall Arrives!

At long last, summer appears to be over.  The cool crisp air of Autumn is arriving….we even had  a few rainy days!  Everything seems to be breathing a sigh of relief.  The few things left in the gardens are very happy! … Continue reading

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