Granny Pam

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Worth the Wait

| May 23, 2010

A few years ago, I wanted to have more perennial plants, and reduce the amount I spend for annuals in our flower beds. I purchased the two outside plants, and the center one was a gift from my daughters. They have been in three places in the yard, and I think we finally found a […]


| May 21, 2010

D3 helped me plant planted our patio pots just before Mother’s Day. She has a green thumb, and I can use the help. We have had to move and cover them several times since that day, but I believe the frost danger has passed now. These will be placed in the beds between the roses. […]

Berry Patch

| May 19, 2010

D3 planted a small raspberry patch at the edge of the garden a few years ago. It is a lot of work, but we get quite a few berries from the bushes. They are looking strong this spring. If you strain your eyes, you will see my cabbage and broccoli at the right. It is […]

Basketball Hoop

| May 17, 2010

For many years we had a basketball hoop here in the yard. Our two oldest grandsons lived here, and used it every day. Sometimes if I close my eyes, I can hear the ball banging on the driveway out front. The boys are long gone, one in the Navy and one in the Army. This […]

J.D. Crowe Tonight

| May 14, 2010

We are headed up to Waterford to see J.D. Crowe tonight. I looked around the yard to see if I had anything to take up to our friend, Matt, and this is what I found: Really that picture is after I removed what I needed. Here is what I had after I picked and gave […]


| May 12, 2010

Crazy happenings in my cyber world, and I will probably never understand them, so why try? I noticed this morning that my Count down timer on the sidebar had disappeared. Looked at the administration page and could not find it in the plugins. DRAT! So I downloaded, reinstalled and activated it. Funny, all my events […]

Detour, Bluegrass Ahead

| May 10, 2010

We made a quick trip to Cadillac, Michigan on Saturday, May 8, and combined a Mother’s Day visit with a trip out to the Gopherwood Concert Series. On Stage: Detour Bluegrass. Gopherwood concerts are held at the Elks Club in downtown Cadillac. Jeff Rose said it was is funky to play bluegrass under the Elk […]

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

| May 9, 2010

I still miss you every day.

Detour Bluegrass in Cadillac on Saturday May 8

| May 7, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, 2010 Detour Bluegrass will appear as part of the Gopherwood Concert Series in Cadillac, MI. Gopherwood concerts are held in the Cadillac Elks, 122 S. Mitchell St. There is parking in the rear near the elevator. According to the series website: At this time our online ticket sales have been suspended […]

Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike in Holland, Ohio Friday Night

| May 6, 2010

Val Smith packs a ton of energy and power into her performances. She will appear with her band Liberty Pike Friday night at the Springfield High School Theater, Holland, Ohio. Showtime is 7 p.m. The address of the school is: 1470 S. McCord Rd., Holland, OH 43528. Valerie plays music that pushes beyond traditional bluegrass; […]