All posts by: Queenie

Water and food, food and water.

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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Lessons from Harvey- and more we don’t know

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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Garden time- mow, grow, look out below!

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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Mansplaining and Frenemies and all the stuff I have zero time for today.

  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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Grandmother for the first time…and now the new role and responsibility I share.

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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Prepping for winter in September? Only if you are smart.

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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Keeping it Organic

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 deliver major nutrition!

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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Early spring means planting things!

The beer cans from St. Patrick’s Day are long gone in the recycle bin.  The weather is trying its hardest to remain in the 50s and 60s here in the Midwest.  It’s early spring- perfect planting season! Now, don’t go...
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It isn’t just me! Prep!

Another responsible prepper! Dan Prepper has the same mentality as I do- prepping is a responsible activity.  His video has a couple of nice tips on practical use, how to build a stockpile sanely, and using as you go.  Enjoy!...
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