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Ugly is Beautiful, Tomatoes

Ugly is Beautiful, Tomatoes

| August 17, 2016 | Reply

Ugly is Beautiful Tomatoes. There’s a been a rash of articles in the press of late about the staggering amount of food waste in this country. Most often it’s discarded because it’s not deemed to be beautiful, or fit the ideal of a certain vegetable or fruit, while people go hungry. One of my Indigo […]

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It Takes as Long as it Takes

It Takes as Long as it Takes

| August 14, 2016 | Reply

“It takes as long as it takes,” was an expression I started using after I had my son. Like my mother, I’m a busy person, and am always multi-tasking. But, putting a baby down for a nap or bedtime is a whole different deal. It takes supreme focus and patience, and a floor that doesn’t […]

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One More Week and It’ll Be Perfect

One More Week and It’ll Be Perfect

| August 10, 2016 | Reply

“One more week and it’ll be perfect,” has been my daily mantra for a month. The truth is, the peak already happened and we are on the downslope of summer. My goal this year was to be the biggest, most diverse garden yet, and I kept plugging in more seeds when one batch of beans or squash played […]

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Web Fest Results so Far

Web Fest Results so Far

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

Web Fest Results so Far I have only submitted to five festivals, as there usually isn’t a perfect category for Late Bloomer, which is educational entertainment, or Edutainment. Miami Web Fest had this category and I won. Submitting to festivals costs money, and attending out of area fests, especially out of country fests, costs a […]

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Adobe Interviews Kaye

Adobe Interviews Kaye

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

Adobe Interviews Kaye. (Click for article) – Kaye met Adobe app developer Bronwyn Lewis at the Vancouver Web Fest where Late Bloomer was an Official Selection and Best Reality Nominee two years straight. Kaye has never done any editing. Late Bloomer has from the beginning been edited, sound edited, and composed by professionals. To add a […]

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Growing Loofah, or Luffa, a Race to the Top

Growing Loofah, or Luffa, a Race to the Top

| July 6, 2016 | 2 Replies

Growing loufah, or luffa, has a been a race to the top. The huge trellis between our garage and studio has been empty since I was forced to remove our 30 year-old wisteria vine last November. The massive trunk of the wisteria had moved the garage wall three inches and it was time to go. […]

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An Hour a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

An Hour a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

| June 20, 2016 | 2 Replies

An hour a day keeps the doctor away. That phrase kept going through my head this morning as I did my morning ritual of checking the garden. Sometimes that hour makes the difference in my mental health for the day. I felt so much happier when I came in. And I know eating fresh food from […]

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Calm Before the Storm

Calm Before the Storm

| June 17, 2016 | Reply

From the sublime to the worrisome, my garden on Sunday represented the calm before the storm. Full slideshow on Google+. My early morning garden vigil revealed the beginning of harvests to come, as well as problems. I’ve been spraying lemon cucumbers and tomato plants for weeks with milk and baking soda, trying to prevent and beat […]

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad

| May 30, 2016 | Reply

On Fridays, I have help in the kitchen, so that’s usually when I do a little cooking or food preparing. I whipped up this salad in no time and posted on Instagram, and said I would share the recipe. This all-organic salad made about 10 servings. Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad ~Ingredients~ 1 c. uncooked […]

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Vlogging my Way across the East

Vlogging my Way across the East

| May 11, 2016 | Reply

I’ve been vlogging my way across the east coast. Until this past March I hadn’t heard of a Vlog, so don’t feel bad if you haven’t. A vlog is like a blog, but on video, a video log. YouTube suggests vlogging to build audience for your channel. Travel makes a great excuse for vlogging. Young people are […]

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