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Stan & Joyce Orchard

Trying to figure it out.
Seattle | Hobart

Bring On Winter

Here we are in a sweltering mid-May and our grandson and I have next season’s firewood in and ready to burn. After the February we endured, not sure why this feel so good.

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We’ve almost forgotten the miserable month of February. I thought for sure we’d lost this lupine to all the snow and ice. But in some new soil and pot and she looks pretty good.

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First Radishes

We’ve been eating spinach from our little garden for a few weeks now, but this morning we picked our first radishes. Such a simple thing, yet awesome at the same time. #gardening

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Moon + Saturn

Moon + Saturn – Saturn is in conjunction with the moon right now, though you can’t see it in this photo. That’s Jupiter off to the west trying to steal the show.

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So Long, Ichiro

Got to hear him take his final bow live from Tokyo in a rare early morning game. As the sun was setting on his career, the moon was setting over the arches. Yes, tears were shed.

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Still Snowing

In our 34 years here in Hobart, the snow has never stayed with us this long. It’s been over a month and it’s still snowing. Thoughts of 45F and steady rain for a few days sounds good.

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REAL Snow Angels

Our new neighbors are building their house. They decided to put their excavator to use and cleared a path to our barn and out to the road. And it stopped snowing!

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