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Apples, apples and more apples!  Will we ever get done processing apples?  Just when I was beginning to think we might have to go out and buy some apples this year, in order to do a bit of canning, it ...

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It has been a beautiful week here in Olga!  There has been a lot more apple picking and canning taking place, not to mention having fresh Apple Crumble Pie on hand. I discovered a new recipe this week that sounds ...

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Can you believe Autumn is here?  It is time for crisp, richly colored leaves to fall, apples to be picked, hay rides with good friends, family gatherings, warm apple cider, pumpkin pie, apple butter, scarecrows, cozy scarves, bonfires and smores….can ...

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Rain, glorious rain, washing the dust away, cleansing the ground, refreshing the ponds and rivers, such a blessing!  Haven’t the cooler temperatures been wonderful?  Fall is right around the corner and the evenings have been so comfortable with the cool ...

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It is apple season here in Olga!  My favorite harvest of the year and due to the rains, the apples are hanging heavy in the trees.  In our home, we preserve apples in the form of apple butter; applesauce (both ...

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There is something to be said about living in a very small, very country town in the dead of August.  Work needs to be done as early in the morning as possible to avoid the noon day sun, the animals ...

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It seems that all of the rain we have had has caused the blight to thrive and shrivel the tomato vines, leaving the tomatoes hanging, looking like Christmas ornaments on dead trees out in the garden.  Once they are picked, ...

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Has anyone ever, in all their years here, seen so much rain?  My goodness, hardly anyone could get out for work or for errands.  The rain was pouring off these hills in sheets and filling the hollers below up so ...

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A few weeks ago, you may have noticed that I hinted at friend and neighbor, Sharon Shannon that she might be a great author for this report. I was so pleased that she read that hint and was pleased to ...

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It has been a crazy few weeks with birthday parties, family visiting, burials of family and friends and keeping up with everyday life. I am sure that you readers can understand that feeling. My little brother, Johnny Nichols and his ...

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