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    Solstice to Lughnasadh

    I’m back?

    I read the last thread but wasn’t ready to post. My brain is still scatters, and I had a really hard time trying to set goals and intentions yesterday, but I’ve come up with a few...
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    It’s lunch time and I am done planting vegetables...

    It’s lunch time and I am done planting vegetables until July!

    (I do still need to put up three more tomato stakes, and a bean trellis that I need dh help with.)
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    Razz, I love the photo idea! lavender is on my...

    Razz, I love the photo idea!

    lavender is on my possibilities list for next year - I know where I want to put it, but I am going to do my goals for 2022 in December.

    our Lily of the valley is...
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    Homestead goals for 2021

    I don’t know who else might have homestead goals, but I figure there are a lot of tendencies toward “local” and “self-sufficient” here. You don’t have to have livestock or be moving off grid - maybe...
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    Catherine, a better solution would be to do some...

    Catherine, a better solution would be to do some investigation about the production of your cordwood. Try to find someone who is using sustainable or regenerative forestry.

    We burn wood. We cut...
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    Gardnr, your job must be agonizing. I might...

    Gardnr, your job must be agonizing.

    I might get used to intractable idiots, but telling the little ones no would beat me down. One of the things that helped me get through the end of the school...
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    I have been teaching hybrid pottery classes with...

    I have been teaching hybrid pottery classes with a part time (1-2 hours a week) aide to help with supply distribution.

    Before you can pin a student to look at their work, you have to wash the clay...
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    Two more days of school. Today is the last day...

    Two more days of school.

    Today is the last day that I have online students. 3 divided into two classes.

    the LAST day. If students cannot be in my room next year, they cannot be in my classes....
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    I made homemade vanilla with my own eggs and goat...

    I made homemade vanilla with my own eggs and goat milk last week - yum!

    get to share some with the little grandson tomorrow.
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    Maine - currently - one of the highest rates of...

    Maine - currently - one of the highest rates of vaccination. One of the highest rates of infection.

    There is still plenty of covid to go around for the unmasked who would like to try breeding...
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    Haven’t lost any family members, but I’ve lost a...

    Haven’t lost any family members, but I’ve lost a few friends due to it. Some of them aren’t dead, we’re just no longer friends.

    Dh almost lost a brother (again not to dying.)
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    Gardnr, this is why I basically no longer post...

    Gardnr,

    this is why I basically no longer post here. I fail miserably and frequently to communicate with others here.

    let me rephrase.

    first two lines - you may very well be irretrievably...
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    I do not know your lives. I do not know your...

    I do not know your lives.

    I do not know your resources or your breaking points.

    but i offer you John Stewart Mill “Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should...
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    Rogar - children. They mostly can’t be...

    Rogar - children. They mostly can’t be vaccinated yet, exist in public places, can and do get sick and do die. They are also the reason you should be sure you are up to date on pertussis. I am...
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    We are open to anyone. All of my Non-teacher...

    We are open to anyone. All of my Non-teacher kids got vaccinated in the last two days. One through work - in a different state, one on the leftover call list (she had to drive 45 minutes and they...
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    A loooong time ago when people wrote checks for...

    A loooong time ago when people wrote checks for things, I tried to help my 16 y.o. Open a checking account and a savings account. I was required to be on the savings account with her. They wouldn’t...
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    So happy for you mschrisgo2! my parents are...

    So happy for you mschrisgo2!

    my parents are coming to visit to meet mine in April (once my vaccine is also fully effective since I teach.) I am hoping by then Dh will also have had his first shot...
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    Lol! - I have never once promised to do something...

    Lol! - I have never once promised to do something with someone when this is over. But then, precovid I would often say simply “I’m sorry, I can’t.” My favorite was when my friend had a pasta making...
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    Got it. yes, it is good to have friends. I...

    Got it.

    yes, it is good to have friends. I have a few good friends that understand that I am an introvert. We see each other infrequently but always pick up easily and happily - some I share the...
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    Rosa, I am trying to work on it, but it is a...

    Rosa, I am trying to work on it, but it is a little bit hard. There are a lot of issues and things out of my control (how long will the librarian bring books to my car?) It is unreasonable to ban...
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    Chicken lady “fixes”? Her own life

    If anybody cares.

    so after I realized I was looking in the wrong place for help and just annoying you people, some things changed. Corona virus helped.

    I accepted that I am not as good a...
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    Oh!

    jeppy isn’t ignoring me! She can’t see me!

    :laff:
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    Yeppej, I think that once everyone has access...

    Yeppej,

    I think that once everyone has access to effective vaccines life will return to normal.

    my grandson is 7 months old. When do you think he will have access to vaccines?

    hint - if we...
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    My great grandmother spent the end of her life in...

    My great grandmother spent the end of her life in a nursing home. Local youth groups would visit, bringing presents or crafts, doing performances and visiting with residents. And my great...
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    Yppej, I really don’t get it. I understand...

    Yppej,

    I really don’t get it. I understand from your other posts that you are truly unhappy with nearly every aspect of your life, and I realize that colors one’s outlook. But do you intend to...
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