So Long

After a few happy years together, the Fig and I have parted ways.  We’d not been spending as much time together, so it was decided it would go to auction and find a better owner who would actually appreciate it.  While I was sad to see it go, I knew it was time to move…

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Success

For three years I’ve been trying to grow tomatoes, and every year I fail.  The first year I over-watered them and ended up with tasteless mush.  The second year I used a plastic greenhouse, but the weather was so horrible that nothing grew.  Last summer I bought a greenhouse which turned out to be a…

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Meet Ted

Back in July, we lost our dog Glen. He’d been ill for some time, and while his passing wasn’t a surprise, it was sad. Our puppy Magnus was sad, too. We decided that the best way forward for all of us was to adopt another dog. So we did. This is Ted. He’s a 15…

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Last Puppy Class

Magnus has his last puppy class on Monday evening, but fortunately, we’re not on our own after that. The Puppy School instructor is offering some follow up classes beginning the very next week. Hopefully Magnus will not have forgotten everything he knows by then. At nearly five months old, he has the attention span of…

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Soapy Gift

Today a dear customer from Germany came to the warehouse to visit while on a trip to Scotland with her family. We had a lovely time chatting, sniffing fragrances, and taking photos. I really enjoyed my time with her, and I hope she’ll come again soon. She gave me two of her beautiful handmade soaps.…

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