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Full Moons & Surfing Groundhogs

   Santa Monica, CA — Today’s Flower Moon towers over the Pacific Ocean as I pedal my rust-covered beach cruiser bicycle to nearby Peet’s Coffee on Main Street.  A piping hot, delicious Latte awaits.  Even at 5 AM, Life is good. … Continue reading

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Hot Weather, Humidity, and Hydration!

Just filed my final NOTES FROM GROUNDHOG HILL column for the season. It hits newsstands next week, so be sure to pick up a copy of The La Rue County Herald News. For music lovers, I invoke NSYNC and O, … Continue reading

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So Long, Sunflowers!

Sunny and hot here in The Garden Spot today with temps in the upper 80s…at long last! This morning, as I was cutting Zinnias for Paula’s Hot Biscuit, I made a mental note to return tomorrow to dead-head the Sunflowers … Continue reading

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On Journeys & Destinations…

Planting a garden is a journey into the Unknown sometimes. Of course, one knows what they are planting, but the road to Harvest can get down-right bumpy. Once the garden is planted, that’s the road map and the journey to … Continue reading

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Ode to Zinnia Fest …

This week’s column Perhaps not my best But how exciting to learn There’s an actual Zinnia Fest! The grass is thick But the mower’s currently broken. Time to buy a new one As the weeds have awoken. Hope you like … Continue reading

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TGIF and I’m at Groundhog Hill…

Imagine me relaxing in a folding chair in the middle of the creek on this sunny afternoon in the Garden Spot of the Universe and you will have correctly identified my day! The garden is nicely mowed (yes, I said … Continue reading

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Glory Days of Summer at Groundhog Hill…

I spent a few days last week in Santa Monica and enjoyed a break from pulling Johnson grass. Met a few thousand neighbors on the beach for a Thursday night concert at the Santa Monica Pier…very fun. Meanwhile, back at … Continue reading

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