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Foggy Pensacola,  FL morning. Continue reading

THE HEAT IS ON!

It has been a busy couple of weeks here in Pensacola, Florida with all the cleaning up after our major rain event where we received 26 inches of rain in one day! All of my garden areas survived and are thriving now! The temperatures are starting to climb, and soon… Continue reading

4/29 -30/14 NORTHWEST FLORIDA MAJOR RAIN EVENT: The Hundred Year Flood

Hi everyone. I have had a rough start to my blog this week because of the major rain event that we experienced in Pensacola, Florida and the surrounding areas in Alabama and Florida. We had a whopping 20-26 inches of rain in one day! The other storms that I have… Continue reading

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Foggy Pensacola, Florida morning

Super Solid Granny Square

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HAPPY EARTH DAY!

4/22/14 Image from: http://blog.ereach.com/cincinnati/files/2014/04/earth-day.jpg Easter has now passed and the weather is heating up in Pensacola, Florida.  The time is right, as spring slowly slips from cool windy days, into moisture laden foggy mornings, into warm sunny afternoons.  Twice this weekend, at 1:00 a.m., I was awakened to the shrill… Continue reading

THE AFTERMATH OF YET ANOTHER STORM…

It happened again! Torrential rainfall, 50 mph winds, thunder, and lightening! We had thunder and lightning for at least 4 hours straight. Our backyard flooded from the rapid rainfall. My rain gauge showed 5 inches of rain from last night’s storm. Our newscaster said we received as much as 6… Continue reading

Midweek Fizzle

Midweek Fizzle…   Another busy gardening day took place here in Pensacola, Florida this past weekend.  My grandchildren were around to help with the planting.  They were so excited to see the progress of the seeds they had planted.  Of course, rain was threatening again so we worked quickly and… Continue reading

BUSY WEEK – HAPPY APRIL!

HAPPY APRIL to everyone! What a week I had! We painted our old shed and made it look brand new. It is not all the way finished yet but here are the stunning results: 4/1/14 Before view of shed 4/1/14 After view of shed… still a work in progress It… Continue reading

The Cleanup After the Storm

The Cleanup after the Storm The storm that hit Pensacola and the surrounding area on Friday and Saturday morning was a real soaker.  Thunder rumbled here in the wee hours, however I awakened to a brilliant blue sky.  Here in Northwestern Florida we got just shy of 3 ½ inches… Continue reading