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Happy Anniversary, Honey - 8 Years!

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Fig Tree - We've got Figs!

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Garden Meandering

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I have an awful summer cold. You're welcome to look around while I go take a nap. Please come back and I'll label everything another day...










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Are You Talking to Me?

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I was shopping for a few items in my local health food shop yesterday.  I'm not in there often enough to have developed a relationship with the manager but I have sought her advice a couple of times.
As I was browsing the shelves for a reasonable size container of raw pea protein powder (more about that later) the manager came over to me immediately and asked if she could assist me.  After she helped me find what I needed, we discussed the benefits of a varied diet to avoid possible allergies. She mentioned that she frequently notices that she'll react negatively to certain foods if she doesn't vary her diet "because of her auto-immune" problem.  I agreed with her and then she began to tell me about her sister who has MS.
"Okay", I thought, "She must remember me from previous conversations". She said her sister had just had her house power-washed and she wondered if that could possibly be a factor in her sister's recent flare up. I told her,…