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First Cleveland Guardians Game

Last Saturday the family got together for a day at the Cleveland Guardians.  Although we are lifetime Cleveland baseball fans, this was our first Guardians game.  I am trying to get used to the new name.  After a lot of practice, I get the name right about 90% of the time.  Spelling it, however, is …

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Cereal That Matches Dietary Needs

I like to eat cereal for breakfast.  It is easy, quick, and gets my engine started for the day.  Unfortunately, I have lately had a hard time finding a cereal that matches my dietary needs. I started with Weight Watchers over 20 years ago.  Weight Watchers helped me lose 40 pounds with a low-fat diet.  …

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RV Hall of Fame and Museum

Tom thinks the best thing about our quick trip to Indiana and Chicago was our stop at the RV Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart, Indiana.  Elkhart, Indiana is known as the “RV Capital of the World.”  Three RV manufacturers started their businesses in Elkhart in the 1930’s, and today there are more than …

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Another Round of Poison Ivy

Despite my best efforts to avoid poison ivy, I suffered through another round of it at the beginning of June.  I think I touched some poison ivy when we were spreading mulch at John and Jackie’s.  I noticed the rash starting on my arms a couple of days later.  As soon as the blisters started, …

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Uptown Westerville Farmers Market

Last Saturday Tom and I visited the Uptown Westerville Farmers Market for the first time.  I’ve always loved the idea of Farmers Markets.  It makes me think of old-time market days where everyone in a village goes to the market to sell or buy.  In my imagination, you can buy the freshest produce or yummiest …

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Dames Rocket, aka False Phlox

On our recent evening with Pete and Cathy, we stopped to look at some beautiful wildflowers.  Cathy mentioned that someone had told her they were phlox and she asked me if they were.  I assured her they were, indeed, native phlox.  Wild phlox look very different from the creeping phlox that are used for garden …

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Groovy Plants Ranch in Marengo, Ohio

Tom and I recently visited the Groovy Plants Ranch.  We have been building up the landscaped beds in our yard, and wanted some daylilies.  Our usual nursery, Hoover Gardens, didn’t have a good selection of daylilies, so I called several places to see what they had.  When I called Groovy Plants Ranch, the woman on …

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