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Why do we live here

Yes, it is that season and a bad one at that. So many days above 110 I’ve lost track and more to come. I’m done with summer. https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2020/07/31/arizona-summer-heat-2020-hotter-than-normal-so-far/112601516/

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The girls

This time of year is all about them. Just trying to keep them alive. AZ is brutal on them. The monsoons have not kicked in and that means temps are going north of 110 again soon. Lord, please bring the … Continue reading

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Dog days have arrived

Temps have been hitting over 110. In an effort to keep the chickens alive I have given them free rain of the whole yard. They’ve taken advantage of that. Between the heat and the chickens everything is pretty much… done. … Continue reading

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THAT Season

It’s the “why do we live here” season. Officially it’s summer but that’s kind of a vague term here considering I have seen 100 degree temps the weekend before Thanksgiving. In other words, it’s hot. Zucchini, oddly enough, are still … Continue reading

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Fruit

The tomatoes are producing. We had the first larger tomato this morning. Night time temps are still below 80 so the plants continue to set fruit. I have to say, I’m excite to slice this and have it on a … Continue reading

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