Monthly Archives: July 2012

Preparing for the honey harvest

Today was  an exciting day as we got the hives ready for harvest. Today’s tasks:  to put bee escapes on the honey  boxes and  put entrance reducers on the front entrance to the hives. The goals: get the bees to … Continue reading

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A Beaver, Eager to Escape

Headed for the patio again aboard my coupe-de-ville Scooter, eager to take advantage of this break in the weather, two days ago it was 103 degrees, it’s just 85 today and the humidity is down too. As I coaxed the … Continue reading

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Forks over Knives – What do you think?

How many of you have heard of or have seen the movie Forks over Knives?  I have yet to watch the movie (and am uncertain if I will ever make the time), but I have to tell you that it’s … Continue reading

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Summertime…and the reading is easy. Sort of.

It’s mid-summer and my dilemma du jour is this–which  book to read next?  Before heading off on vacation last week, I spent hours browsing and uploading books (or at least samples of books) onto my Nook.  I didn’t really need … Continue reading

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Dress your best for less…make money while you’re at it!

It’s no big secret – having babies changes a woman’s body.  Unless you are a Victoria’s Secret freak-of-nature model,  your body changes. Not only does having a baby change a body, it empties your wallet. In the days P.B. (that’s … Continue reading

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The Zone Scores Again – Little Gunpowder Falls

You may recall my fortunate conversation with that charming new neighbor some time ago that resulted in my discovery of The ZONE Magazine. This led to my first attempt at a blog. There also came from that encounter, Gift From … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship

I don’t know about you, but I definitely have a love/hate relationship with one of my fitness passions.  Maybe you can go a step further and say, “Hey, Carri, I have a love/hate relationship with fitness… Period.”  I can understand … Continue reading

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What’s Bugging You?

Which is worse–a three-day power outage or seeking refuge in the Hereford Zone where bugs are a fact of life?  Temperatures in the 90′s led daughter Julie to choose the Hereford Zone.  She walked in the door to a warning … Continue reading

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