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By: palmettobug53, 5:12 PM GMT on February 03, 2015
This Month in History - February
3 Rock singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper died in a plane crash. (1959)
6 The board game Monopoly first went on sale.(1935)
6 Astronaut Alan Shepard hits three golf balls on the moon. (1971)
7. The Beatles come to the U.S. for the fist time. (1964)
8 The Boy Scouts were founded. (1910)
9 The Beatles appear on the Ed Sullivan show. (1964) ...
By: palmettobug53, 5:47 PM GMT on January 05, 2015
Wow. 2015 is already here. Where does the time go?
Before we know it, we'll be seeing all the Christmas stuff showing up on the shelves! ACK..
Walmart already had their Valentine's displays up yesterday. Ye gads.
Let's take a breather this month - while we can. Peruse the seed catalogues until Old Man Winter loosens his grip.
Post late winter gardening tips, ideas, new plants, fun websites. Anything to keep our minds...
Updated: 5:02 PM GMT on January 06, 2015
By: palmettobug53, 5:47 PM GMT on December 04, 2014
Well, here we are. The first week of December and only 20 shopping days left til Christmas. ACK!
I'm going to take the easy way out and just put in some links to December trivia and fun things to make and do.
Kid Friendly Christmas Decorations, Cards and Crafts Also suitable for the adult children among us!
12 Fun Facts about December
December Food Holidays Hide the bathroom scales, please!
Updated: 5:01 PM GMT on December 24, 2014
By: palmettobug53, 2:18 PM GMT on November 02, 2014
And November goes,
With the last red berries
And the first white snows.
With night coming early,
And dawn coming late,
And ice in the bucket
And frost by the gate.
The fires burn
And the kettles sing,
And earth sinks to rest
Until next spring."
- Elizabeth Coatsworth
If it is true that one of the greatest pleasures of gardening lies in looking forward, t...
Updated: 2:15 PM GMT on November 27, 2014
By: palmettobug53, 3:54 PM GMT on October 30, 2014
Theme in Yellow
By Carl Sandburg 1878–1967
I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn.
I light the prairie cornfields
Orange and tawny gold clusters
And I am called pumpkins.
On the last of October
When dusk is fallen
Children join hands
And circle round me
Singing ghost songs
And love to the harvest moon;
I am a jack-o'-lantern
With terrible teeth
And the children kn...
Updated: 3:42 PM GMT on October 31, 2014