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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

We're Rototilling The Garden...In Shorts !

I don't know what to say... i really don't....i was just upstairs with Teddy putting the SPRING sheets on the bed and The Weather Channel was on...i don't know what's going on...it is FREEZING out there....and it's 80 here today....again..well, to tell you the truth the whole month of January has been 80 degrees. We bbqed chicken in the garden last night...i'm not kidding you either. had beans and corn on the cob too. just like SUMMER. see that picture there...that's John..in his shorts..rototilling the garden.... had to come in because he got too hot.....
and there they are...Whiskey Sour and Teddy...in their FAVORITE spot...sunning by the kitchen door....

61 comments:

  1. I wonder what February will bring? My dogs are soaking up some warmth as I type right now...not 80 here, more like 67.

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  2. spring sheet????? OH my. lol.

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  3. I can't understand your weather breaking heatwave either. You are doing the only thing you can, running with it, bbq, preparing the garden. I wonder if "the real winter" is going to show up later.

    "The Teddy" & Whiskey Sour...seem at peace with the heat.

    I'm holding my own, some good days, others not so good.

    sending love, magnolia

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  4. Oh Kary, it was so cold last night Bella was limping when she went outside. 12 below zero!!! Too cold for her paws. We tried several times and every time she would limp. I got two pairs of socks and put them on her but going the the back steps they fell off. Finally after two hours when she couldn't hold it she went. Brrrrr. Much better today. You are lucky to be in shorts especially when I'm wearing cotton socks to bed.

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  5. Hahaha those two are just so cute :) Xoxoxo

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  6. sweet ... my goodness teddy is a teeny dog

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  7. Well they're calling for a foot of snow here tomorrow. They can keep calling as far as I'm concerned!

    I'd much rather do winter your way. Do you live in Eden?

    xo Jane

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  8. enjoy enjoy enjoy....and i'll be shovelling shovelling shovelling up here in canada! your furbabies are too sweet soaking up the rays!
    xo.
    k

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  9. oh wow....what a bummer! talk about the endless summer!

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  10. Everybody in blogland is talking sun. I soaked it up in the desert this weekend. Loved seeing the animals taking in their "soak"

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  11. Ahh, how lovely it is to see a warm climate again! Here in New York, we've been on and off in the single digits, and having snow (lots of it)!

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  12. Teddy and Wiskey Sour are just adorable! I don't know what's going on w/the weather, but it sure is strange.

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  13. The babies are so cute in the sunshine. Maybe we could do a house swap next winter since you like the snow so much and I hate it so much. ha ha

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  14. oh my G_ _ we are freezing! and I mean freezing.
    cathy

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  15. LOL! Well....we are expecting yet another 3 inches of snow here in KY. Really not our typical winter! Enjoy your temps. My daughter wanted to take off her coat outside today because it was 39 degrees....said she was hot.

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  16. Kary~ lets compare notes shall we?... you rototilling/ me snow blowing.. You spring sheets/ me flannel sheets...you eighties/ me sub zero....you grilling on the patio/ me soup warming on the wood stove.... John shorts/ me long underwear.... Teddy basking in the sun/ Winslow Homer soaking in the heat from the wood stove, sometimes life just doesn't seem fair....from snowy Maine

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  17. it got close to the 60's last - today it's back in the 40s. brrrr but i would love to be in shorts

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  18. Well, you're in Cal. land of springtime and summer joy most of the time. What will you be planting?

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  19. Wow, Kary, you are so lucky to be having such balmy weather to enjoy! We are getting more snow tomorrow!

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  20. That is such a darling picture! 80' ~ blah! lol

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  21. No way...thats crazy! You are lucky my friend...just don't want it to get too hot for you....hugs. xoxo

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  22. Enjoy your warmth- it's cold here! No garden for me yet- c'mon spring!

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  23. Hi Kary,

    OMG, the only time I'll see 80 is if I push my thermostat up! Wow, roto-tilling your garden! I'd have to use the snow blower to find mine! LOL!!! It was -17 yesterday morning when I looked at the thermometer!

    Sounds like you had a wonderful time at your mom-in-laws. It sounded like a summer day! Don't you just love to see Teddy run? Our yard isn't fenced in, but we take Duke to Ron's cousin's in Acton, Ma and he runs like the wind - I love watching him!

    Poor little guy, it's so cold he's dancing on his paws this past week. Then today he got a hair cut at Pampered Paws! He looks beautiful and he knows it! LOL!!!

    Your Teddy looks gorgeous in that photo! Such a beautiful boy! Whiskey Sour is also beautiful, love that name! Duke does the same thing, especially in the winter, it's so funny!

    Well, those brownies sound delicious! Can't wait to "taste" them! Have a wonderful day!

    Mary & Dukeums! (I have a zillion names for him)

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  24. It's a weird warm spell here in CA...that's for sure. I wonder what February will bring.

    What a cute pic of Teddy and Whiskey Sour!

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  25. I will be delighted when I think I am too hot!!! Diane

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  26. so not fair... do you want some of my cold and rain? ... more than happy to send it over to you!

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  27. Hi Kary - 80 degrees, how wonderful! We're flying 5 hours to get to 80 degrees next week! Teddy looks like a little stuffed animal he's so perfect looking! We have our gardening catalogs out and I have my sketchpad ready in the sunroom - hoping to plan some cottage gardens for the front of the house around the new rock walls. Enjoy that weather and those delicious sounding BBQ dinners! Ciao, bella!

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  28. Oh my goodness. I can't believe the winter you are having. It is snowing here again. We have already passed our annual season "normal" amount.

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  29. I am still loving the snow, we are in a white out right now...not happy about that because I need to run all over the tristate area this week to get props but what can you do? I still love it!

    Running out to the store right now to grab groceries and maybe a gardening book...
    Sending you a snowball!
    oxo
    Abby

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  30. Dearest Kary, you're my ray of sunshine! Showing me that it will be here again in the not too distant future. How lovely to know that you're enjoying the warmth & bypassing Winter - love the pictures, that boy is sooo gorgeous! BIG NEWS!! We've just applied to rescue a little brother for Alice, anothe wire fox. Fingers crossed! Let's hope that we can give a poor little dog a wonderful home soon...and I'll introduce him to you the minute we do! Sending much love from Cold Olde England...& Alice & Me xoxo

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  31. Just enjoy it. Who knows what up ahead for you! :-)
    Snowing here today and I had a great walk around the lake in it.

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  32. Hello there sweet lady!
    I am loving the photo of your little teddy!
    I wanted to let you know that I have chosen you as one of the blogs that I am passing the Stylish Blogger Award on to!
    The details are on my blog:
    http://littleowlarts.blogspot.com/2011/01/stylish-blogger-award.html

    congrats!!!
    xoxo
    Brittan

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  33. This is just wrong to be tortured by you and Teddy with the hot weather! Oh, that's right, but it's you and Teddy, so its OK! xxoo Nancy

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  34. kary! sorry i've been so lax on commenting, but i've enjoyed reading all your posts (and noting all the recipes, thanks!).

    can you believe this weather??!! ugh. i have just bought a ticket to nyc to see my girl, and experiance COLD. i am like you and would love to see the winter here, but it doesn't seem like it's coming.

    teddy is just so adorable!
    love from lori and owen

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  35. Oh the sight of overturned earth
    bless you for this uplifting look into Spring

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  36. You can send some of that warmth this way to Alabama! Its just plain cold and ugly here. Cold with no snow is ugly! We are getting ready to plant sweet peas in the garden though!! Happy Spring with summer temps to you! haha
    Blessings!

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  37. We change from cold to spring weather every other day. Sounds fun but it just keeps us all sick. Crazy winter here in Texas.

    Plan B

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  38. Kary, oh my! we had a spring here two weeks ago and today - bloody freezing... I like both pictures and yes two weeks ago I did put the spring sheets as well!!! had to change it today back to the flannel ones ... :-) have a wonderful weekend!

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  39. Our garden just made a reappearance from the
    blanket of snow that we had and just in time for more this week.
    Can't believe you guys are in the 80's Wow!!


    Have a great Sunday!

    Melinda

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  40. Thanks for stopping by! If you want woodchuck, it's available on Craig's List. I'm here to help!!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  41. Oh my, enjoy that beautiful sunshine and the shorts. I long for it. The doggies have the right idea. They all love to sun bathe don’t they?

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  42. Wow, that is really warm weather you are having!

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  43. Not anywhere near eighty here in my part of California, all fog and gray skies, but still nice enough for me to put on the lined gardening gloves I got for Christmas and do some tilling myself today.

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  44. You lucky woman! I'm freezing! Great photographs!

    I can't believe you're putting Spring Sheets... I don't think about it until April.

    Love,
    Joey and the girls

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  45. I'm so jealous! I'm lookin' at 3 ft of snow!

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  46. That is the cutest roto-tiller I have ever seen! My husband uses one that is a behemouth and it takes muscles like Hercules has to use it--almost whips him around the garden and shakes him to death! Of course, he won't be using that puppy til mid-May!

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  47. Thanks for the rays of sunshine. I am in Michigan...just digging out from the big blizzard. It is very pretty, though!

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  48. Unbelievable weather! Enjoy! Love the picture of Teddy and Whiskey Sour hanging out together - we have a new apricot poodle pup coming this weekend and we are so excited!!! A bit worried as to how our cat Bessie will take to the new pup though - any tips?

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  49. Good morning! What a wonderful happy warm feeling post you have this morning! Love it! We have very cold temps here in Michigan, plowing for two days now from a blizzard. But, sun is going to shine this morning and that makes everything alright. Have a great day!

    Valerie

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  50. Sigh...that sounds wonderful, I can almost smell the eucalyptus of my childhood.

    I grew up in Palos Verdes, Ca (moved to Portland, Or when I was 8 years old)& every year around this time I feel the need to go back & visit.

    We are certainly not having the snow like the rest of the country in Portland, but I could use some California right about now. Thanks for giving me a little taste.

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  51. I'm w/Dog Trot Farm... Woodstove n soup, critters snuggled... But you warmed me right up. I had a delightfully sunny visit. THANKS!
    hugs,
    Leslie

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  52. You are one lucky lady! I would love to just see some green grass and dirt right now instead of all the snow banks. Your dogs are so adorable!!!

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  53. whoa. now, are you sure you don't really live in Colorado? it does that too here. Extremes in a space of one day. enjoy.

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  54. I am SO jealous of your 80 degrees and sunshine days! Told my hubby today that I could consider moving to FL after such a miserably cold, dreary winter! Teddy is looking quite dapper! Have a lovely week, Kary!

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  55. sounds like you have a little bit of Aussie weather happening there we are sitting on high 90's low 100's everyday at the moment so tired of the heat.

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  56. The weather has been crazy this year. Here in KS we had a record high the end of January and a record low the first week of February! Crazy!

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  57. We've been in the garden all week too! This weather is incredible! I love that shot of Teddy and Whiskey Sour! I think you had the right idea when you got a red poodle. Why on earth would I want a WHITE dog with all this RED dirt all around? I think I must have been in a coma or something. But, Rudy is a sweet dog and I wouldn't sent him back just because of his color. I love him just the same. (But red wouldn't show the dirt!!!)

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  58. Thank you so much visiting and leaving such a lovely comment on my blog! We are so excited about our little puppy, who now has a name. My daughter has named him Logan! He is the most adorable, gorgeous beautifully fun puppy ever!Keeping me very busy at the moment but hoping to post some photos soon!
    Gill

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  59. Hi Kary and Teddy!
    Happy Birthday to Teddy today!! Wow, one year old!!!We are all so lucky to have such wonderful pets, you are so right, they bring so much happiness and FUN into our lives!!!
    Hope you have a wonderful day with all your lovely pets and family celebrating Teddys Birthday.He looks absolutely adorable!
    Gillx

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