12 October, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Earlier this year, my husband saw an episode of Dr. Oz where he discussed the dangers of eating microwave popcorn. According to Dr. Oz, the chemicals in the bag may cause cancer and to avoid these chemicals, but still enjoy microwave popcorn, you can pop popcorn in a plain lunch bag. I never bothered to research this…partly because if Dr. Oz says it then it must be true, but mostly because I heard this in the news before. Even before…

10 September, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. The hot days of summer come to an end and the cooler weather brings visits to the county fair, the pumpkin patch, and the petting farm. Well… at least we used to do all those activities when the kids were younger. Still, there is nothing better than curling up with a hot cup of tea when the weather is a bit crisp but not quite cold. I love watching the squirrels…

12 August, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Now there’s some sad things known to man But ain’t too much sadder than the tears of a clown When there’s no one around -Smokey Robinson Today is Wednesday, I posted the above yesterday. I wanted to type something more…to explain how I’m a survivor of suicide but the words wouldn’t come to me. Then, I saw this article pasted to my sisters’ facebook page. Our little brother decided to take his life the exact same way Robin Williams did….

10 August, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

I was going to title this post “Lola’s Happy Ending” but it’s not the end, but a great beginning for her with her new family. My sister kept Lola overnight at her house. Lola hung out with my sisters’ three kids, her cat Gimi, and dog Kobe. It looks like Gimi and Kobe were the perfect hosts. Well, kind of. Kobe appears to be ignoring Lola. I arrived this afternoon to take Lola to her new family. She was behind…

7 August, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Uh oh…Here we go again. My sister called me on Tuesday to ask me if I wanted a bunny. Of course I want a bunny, but I can’t have any more pets. That’s my husband’s rule, not mine. “No more pets” he says to me often.   So…instead of trying to keep the bunny, her name is Lola, I decided I would smuggle Lola into the house until I could find her a home.   Lola’s current family is moving and…

1 August, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Precious girl…tail wagging “Because her owner didn’t want her.” That’s what I was told when I called to check on her. She was killed because her owner didn’t want her. Wait, I thought. She wasn’t just some dog off the street. Well she sort of was, but we had history, a little over two hours of it. And now she’s dead because some stupid person decided that because she got out of wherever or whatever she had been living in,…

23 July, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

I planted my first little garden in 2011. It was triangle shaped and the longest side was about 3 feet. I purchased 11 plants from a local farm including 4 cabbages, a tomato plant, a green pepper plant, and some jalapeños. I thought I was tricking the local animal population by planting the row of jalapeños in front of everything else. One day when watering, I thought to myself “I’m going to harvest the cabbage tomorrow”. Unfortunately, the deer also…

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Charlena Edge

Charlena Edge

Hi, welcome to my humble abode! I’m Charlena, wife, mother of two, pet mommy, full-time worker, sporadic crafter, former floral designer, trial and error gardener, future chicken owner, and wanna be farmer. I have a Master’s degree in Therapeutic Herbalism. In between my disjointed, seemingly unrelated posts, I hope to share some of what I’ve learned. Thanks for stopping by!

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