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Adapting to the Environment

It's the end of May and my last post was April 6th! I have no excuse ..... "blogger's block" I guess.

In recent weeks I've had a "ladies pamper" weekend, to celebrate a friend's 60th, a road trip to Nova Scotia and spent lots of time outdoors gardening and sprucing things up.

Follow the Sun / or Shade

It's hard to believe it, but we have lived in our house for 18 years. It seems like just yesterday that we were breaking ground on our one acre lot. Over the years things have changed. The trees have gotten bigger (thus more shade) and the deer population has increased (and you know what that means!). Therefore adapt we must!

One of the first things on my agenda was to create a simple sitting area adjacent to our deck. The reason for this is simple. On hot sunny afternoons we tend to migrate, hauling chairs and makeshift tables, from our lower deck to this shady area. Also, during the few times a year that we have enough guests to cause an overflow…

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