All posts by: Queenie

I don’t know that I would have ever compared my life at this stage to a stalk of celery.  Yet, here I go. My last post, as you may recall, waxed poetic on resurrection vegetables, like this celery- new life,...
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Free food.  I am not sure what about that phrase makes me pay attention, but it does. I am not just talking about freebies or Costco samples or extreme coupon scores- though all of those are marvelous things in their...
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Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding of epic proportions has caused havoc and heartbreak.  Who can forget the images we have seen on our daily news?  Certainly not this girl.  But I will have to tell you, my previous post...
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First off, I want to say that Houston is a great place.  I have been there many a time and always found the visit to be memorable and overwhelmingly positive.  The photos of flooded Houston now break my heart- I...
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How is it already the middle of May? Sorry for being so absent, gentle readers.  My career is booming, which is a good thing, but I need to get my garden blooming, too. My grandson is starting to laugh, but...
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  In the thirty- yeah, I said it! T-H-I-R-T-Y– years I have spent in the workplace, I have lived the evolution of policies and portrayals, sensitivity and sexual harassment, mansplaining and frenemies.  Literally seen it all.  In the late 80s, working...
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My absence was due to a lot of things happening all at once.  My son found the love of his life, put a ring on it, and announced that he would further our family name and genetics in January of...
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It has been a while since my last post, I know.  I apologize.  Life has been really busy!  Found out that my upcoming grandchild is a grandson (a boy! A boy!).  Commenced a new job as a member of the executive team (a...
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Organic gardening isn’t as hard as you may think.  Frankly, I believe getting back to your roots (pun absolutely intended) is as organic as you can be.  Think of our ancestors- not too many generations ago- leveraging compost and kitchen...
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Micro greens are incredible.  Micro greens offer significantly more nutritional benefits than their full grown counterparts and are tasty additions.  I like mine with nearly everything- within reason (cake? No.).  Add them to soup, a salad (yes, a salad within...
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