March 2014

There are 2 blog entries for March 2014.

Renaissance Fair

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 8:39pm. 666 Views, 0 Comments.

Ren Faire

by Celia Hayes

I've always thought there was a need in these mostly settled American late 20th century time for people to dress up and be something else for a while. There are local hard-core historical reenactors who do get very, very deep into this, in part to educate people generally about specific events and times in American history. Then there is the Society for Creative Anachronism, where lurk those folks who do more of the European medieval thing, with jousting and swordfights and all that. And the science fiction conventions, where fans of particular movies and TV shows costume for the duration, and take it all very seriously. My daughter and I had a friend through the Salt Lake City con who routinely dressed as a Klingon. One

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Gardening March 2014

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 10:35am. 530 Views, 0 Comments.

Planning for the Garden

By Celia Hayes

Embryonic Garden - Vast Collection of Pots by Celia Hayes www.satxproperty.comOnce more into the breach, my friends; withRenewed Front Entryway by Celia Hayes www.satxproperty.com the date of the last predicted frost in South Texas historically being in mid-March, it's time to get started with vegetables. Indeed, the local HEB began putting out vegetable starts late in February, when the temperatures became so balmy and mild that I was seriously tempted in indulge – after all, $1.00-1.25 for a four-inch pot with a healthy young plant in it? Yes, I was eager to enter the fray once again, after last years' disastrous tomato-growing debacle. It was too hot, too soon, and those plants which did manage to bear fruit ... well, the rats got to them. Not just the tomatoes, but the fresh young sprigs, and the leaves of the pepper plants as well.

Low Planting Bed Along the Front Walkway by Celia Hayes www.satxproperty.comThe

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