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COVID Up Close and Personal

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It was the call I’ve been dreading. My 22-year-old granddaughter was on the phone. She had a fever, cough, fatigue, nausea, headache, changes in her sense of taste – in short, pretty much all the symptoms of COVID-19. As she … Continue reading

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Manzanita – A Most Useful Plant

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Manzanita is a shrub you’ll find growing all over around here, as California is manzanita country. Seen as a nuisance or a fire hazard by many, it’s actually quite an attractive and useful plant. Manzanita means “little apple” in Spanish … Continue reading

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Pandemic Gardening

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Pandemic gardening is big this year. Nothing like a major hitch in the food supply chain to get people back to the traditional kitchen garden. I have never been so glad for my old-fashioned seed-saving and stocking up ways as … Continue reading

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