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Melissa Luznicky Garrett
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I feel like I've been doing nothing but thinking and talking about chickens and chicken coops today. This morning my husband suggested that perhaps we should build a separate coop and greenhouse. I've been opposed to building...
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(click to enlarge)  Over the past few days I've been working on design plans for our future chicken coop / greenhouse, which I hope to have completed at some point this fall, or very early next spring at the latest (as soon ...
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Using this book as inspiration, I finally began sketching plans for our chicken coop today. My husband suggested tacking on a small greenhouse, and who am I to argue?! Since our upstate winters are long, cold, and wet, I've d...
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Today I harvested the last of my early peas and beets. The onions are nearly gone and I have but one row of carrots left. I'll be planting more within the next month to last us through the fall. Now the pole beans are startin...
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Today I spent eight hours in the garden hand-trimming around beds and borders, cutting herbs for drying, training bean vines, trellising cucumbers and squash, hunting June bugs and slugs, weeding, tilling, and thinning unruly...
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soon-to-be garden site of future greenhouse / chicken coop / chicken run
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My daughter found this image online. Awesome. 
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It's been perhaps the warmest day of the year so far with temps reaching well into the 90s, and humidity levels such that you're left covered in sweat the moment you step out of the shower. Still, I managed to mow the front a...
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I got a new harvest basket today. I'm ready to fill it up! 
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It was a PERFECT weekend (weather-wise), made even more so by the fact I had nothing on the agenda except a little Rest & Relaxation. For me that entailed spending 16+ hours outside working in the yard and garden, as well as ...
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Last night I dreamed that all the plants in my garden had rotted due to rain. No surprise since we saw twice the average rainfall in June alone, and July has so far proven to be a cool and rainy month. Thankfully it was just ...
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Day 130 - Garden Update
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I was in the garden a lot this week, so much so that I have been struck hard by seasonal allergies, as have my son and husband. Springtime r

Writing is Hard & Other Truths About the Craft
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As I was torturing myself with Episode 3 of "Sunny with a Twist of Olive" this month, I kept thinking this should be easier. Each aspect of

Day 102 - Garden Update
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Today has been, without question, the most beautiful day of 2015 so far here in Ithaca. The sky is blue, the sun is shining, and it's a warm

Day 77 - New Addition!
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Meet Riley, the newest addition to my budding herpetologist's collection of reptiles. She joins Perry the ball python, Sticky the bearded dr

Day 48 - Thank Goodness for Grandparents
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The kids are off school this week, and while my oldest is recovering from last week's tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (she's been in signifi

Day 40 - Snow Day, Take Two
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As the kids and I were shoveling our Very Long Driveway earlier today, using nothing but our snow shovels and good ole fashioned elbow greas

Day 39 - The Snow Never Bothered Them, Anyway
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At "feels like" 33 degrees, it is a relatively warm day in upstate New York. However we are under a winter storm warning until Tuesday morni

Day 38 - "You Have No Power Over Me"
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I've been dealing with a contrary reader lately. Though never particularly rude, this young, know-it-all reader nevertheless needles and tes

Day 37 - Fifty Shades of Doubt
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When the erotic novel FIFTY SHADES OF GREY debuted, I felt no shortage of annoyance, anger, and jealousy that this book was receiving so muc

Day 36 - Positive Thinking
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It's about this time of year when my hatred of winter multiplies exponentially on an almost daily basis. Gusty winds and blowing snow. Negat

Day 35 - A Return
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My husband and I met last Tuesday with the Committee on Special Education regarding the possibility of securing a recommendation to an area

Day 34 - Required Reading
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I was wondering what I should blog about today when the subject matter practically fell in my lap. It appears that Harper Lee, author of the

Day 33 - Snow Day!
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Local forecasters have, for days, been talking about a snow storm predicted to charge across the central states and up through Pennsylvania

Day 32 - The Journey Begins
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Today is February 1st, which means two things: 1. I blogged the entire month of January, making steady and consistent progress on my self-im

Day 31 - The Mystery of the Missing Wallet
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My husband is forever misplacing things, especially his keys, phone, and wallet. I could say it's an endearing character flaw, goodness know

Day 30 - Commenting Etiquette
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I've been a member of Wattpad for the past four months. Having decided to "write to query" after years of self-publishing, I severed my excl

Day 29 - Cautiously Optimistic
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After another full day at the Cornell Animal Hospital, Perry the Ball Python is now home. His prolapse was successfully reduced and reinsert

Day 28 - Tears & Angst
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Monday evening, my son's ball python Perry suffered his third prolapse in the space of three months. The first time it happened in November,

Day 27 - Risk Assessment
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Did you ever have one of those days you knew would go to pot the moment you opened your eyes? Today was one of those days. It's not that I w

Day 26 - Blizzard 2015
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I've lived in upstate New York for going on fourteen years. Before then, I lived in North Carolina, Kansas, Georgia, and Washington State. T