story takes four children: Amanda, Peter, Laura and
Jason from New York City to a small town in west Texas
and describes good times and bad times as they grow
from childhood to adulthood
Come September has just been released. Order it now!
In Virginia Bickel?s second book, she turns from
historical fiction to mystery. Come September is the
story of Daniel Lindsey?s quest to identify the young
woman found unconscious in front of his store, and to
find out what she was doing on Mesa Street, in El
Paso, Texas. She brings to this genre her skill with
character development and dialogue. You won't be
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The new greenhouse was erected on Wednesday,
the 22nd of November. Here's a photograph of it partially erected.
The guy doing the job can be seen standing by the corner of the frame. It
rained for three hours while he was working on it and he never stopped,
even though he was soaked to the skin. That man really earned his wages.
A shot of the completed greenhouse taken later on the
same day. This is really two greenhouses in one, there is a partition that
divides it into two separate sections. This enables me to keep one section
at a higher temperature for those plants that need the warmth, and the
other section at a much lower temperature for the plants that prefer
And here it is after I'd replaced some of the plants in
it. Certainly look much better now than they did a few days ago. I've now
got natural gas and power re-installed. The gas heater is running on a
thermostat and will ignite when the temperature get within two degrees of
The second photo is taken inside the longer of the two
greenhouses. Standing on the staging at the far end are the standard whips
that are being grown on for next years show. They're losing a few leaves,
but that is only natural at this time of year. They'll be kept ticking
over until the days get a little longer in February/March.
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