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Hot August Tomato Report

The first few weeks of August are usually rainy.  I can attest to this because every summer since childhood, I go out late on August evenings to witness the Perseid meteor shower.  It is best to go out after midnight … Continue reading

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July Tomato Report Part 2

There’s a lot of terrible stuff going on in the world these days: the war in the Ukraine, social injustice, and problems with the environment.  But,  in this little patch of the world we call home I can find a … Continue reading

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July Tomato Report

It is approximately mid-July and I am happy to report that my tomatoes are doing really well. We are having a moderate drought here but can easily make up with the garden hose anything we might be lacking in precipitation.  … Continue reading

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A New Tomato Season

Once again, the tomatoes are in! Each year, I plant my tomatoes at the end of May. This year, things were postponed a bit because I came down with a mild case of Covid-19.  In any event,  I have finally … Continue reading

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A Quick One for Early May

    cold days and starry nights morning grass and driveways soaked by a random shower passing in the night like worry through a happy dream copyright Christopher Donahue 2022

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April Coffee

Another little poem for National Poetry Month: April Coffee April coffee tastes better in the morning sitting on my couch than it does from my travel mug in my car in honking-start-stop traffic  and April coffee certainly tastes better each … Continue reading

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A Morning in the Spring

A little poem for National Poetry month!!!   A Morning in the Spring the cool breeze flows over my bathrobe covered shoulders as I hunch down in the love seat with my coffee in one hand cat treats in the … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung…kind of!!! Spring arrived here last week to great fanfare and expectation. That’s how it is each year in temperate zones and especially here in New England. Everyone knows that while the calendar says spring, the vernal season … Continue reading

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The Last Winter Evenings

It was an inclement Wednesday evening in March.  The rain and sleet steadily coming down was prelude to an eventual switch over to snow.  I’d come home from work through that mess and just wanted to rest. Basically, I wanted … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

My wife told me I talk too long. Worse, my cat Quiet Rustle nodded agreement. It was a tough thing to hear  the day before Valentine’s Day. Especially for a romantic guy like me. Good thing for my wife,  I … Continue reading

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