A Cleaner Earth

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!World Environment Day 2018 A Cleaner Earth… that’s what we all want. Right? Yet, scenes like the one above —a natural landscape marred by human waste—are everywhere. Not only do our cups runneth over in this age of material gratification, but so do our rubbish bins, dumpsters and landfills. Living the Dream comes at…

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O Deer— It’s Independence Day

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Have a Star Spangled 4th of July O     The O Deer Mercantile Women are wishing a happy and safe holiday to all. Whether it’s the beach, picnic, BBQ or other gathering, always remember to use common sense and care. And enjoy the Fireworks. Have a great Holiday! Till next time! All the…

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Autumn Evenings on the Back Porch

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Being in Tune with the Season It’s 5:59 PM, and although today itself hasn’t been very eventful, the past couple of days have been non stop exhausting. Now, I haven’t hopped on the Christmas music train just yet, unlike most of my Facebook peers, but I am guilty of utilizing Spotify for its ‘Autumn…

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Blooming Into My New Life

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!They say April showers bring May flowers…     Boy, I hope whoever they are is right. My first month and a half of living on my own has been, metaphorically, like a string of successive storms with a few days of sunshine in between—much like the season of spring itself. I am mostly writing…

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Herban Renewal February—Rosemary

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!The Herb of Remembrance     With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, and Florida’s version of winter in full swing, I am hunkering down indoors to avoid the cold (30s at night—50s during the day) and blustery wind. I am not a fan of cold weather. I suppose it is fortunate that…

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Falling for Autumn

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Embracing the Autumnal Equinox—Florida Style As of a few hours ago, it is officially Autumn. The Fall Season and I have a history, and it is not necessarily a good one. I admire the turning of the seasons, love the warm colors that symbolize it, adore pumpkins and even like the surfeit of pumpkin…

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Lazy Summer Musings

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Slacking in June I have been busy (I realize here that I am always busy— sometimes it becomes a matter of degree). I had not really planned a post for today, but I am a little incensed, or perhaps just a shade annoyed. Again, it comes down to degree. I really do wish…

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April Showers Make For Lots of Outdoor Work

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Sunshine and Blossoms— The Joy of Spring This is just going to be a quick update of progress made (or not) here at O Deer. We seem to be hopelessly behind, but we still do find the time to look at what we have accomplished of late, and enjoy. Gaia’s twenty-first birthday was…

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Herban Renewal

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!  Herbs—The Homely Plants Just in case people across this mostly frozen country aren’t jonesing for Spring’s arrival already, I thought that I would add this gallery of pictures of some of my herbs, past and present. To say that I have been a bit crazy about these plants for most of my…

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