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Grin and Greens

Hello. It's been another busy week. I am so thankful for a smooth week, except for a toothache that is now better. I am waiting for a second specialist to call me back. But at least I am no longer in great pain.

Here's my gratitude list.

  • I am thankful I finally filed my taxes, on time! I can still smile after :)
  • My seedlings have arrived from the mail. 5 out of 36 were so limped. They are getting replaced free of charge. Look at these baby seedlings. Most are them are for a salad--kale, tomato, cucumber, and lettuce.
Tower Garden Indoors

  • I visited my grandson. Look at him trying to massage himself like grandma.
  • He still likes "reading" books as much as he likes his electronic high-tech toys.

  • My outdoor patio garden is doing well.
  • Look at my eggplant and tomatoes!
  • My scare owl is doing its job. :)

Till next week!

Comments

  1. Seeing your owl reminded me of when we had an owl just like that. My husband ended up gluing on feathers to make it look more realistic. HaHa.
    Your garden is looking fantastic!

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  2. Your indoor garden intrigues me, and I'm looking forward to seeing it grow! I'm glad your toothache is not causing you too much pain.

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  3. Have total garden envy! We planted tomatoes, squash and peppers... so far the local deer have only 'discovered' the tomatoes...
    have a good week

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  4. Nice greens! Lovely thankfuls!

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