Francisco news

We are thankful for the rain received last week. I think we had about six tenths and right now, every drop is needed. It’s supposed to be somewh...

July 25th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Still plenty of time for green beans: With the month of July winding down to its last three days and Dog Days coming to an end next week, there is sti...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

It’s still mighty warm this week. Lots of our neighbors have had some rainfall as of late, here, not so much. It will be nice when we do get it....

July 18th, 2017 |  


Not for cell

Not for cell

It was nearly a decade ago when the Black Eyed Peas put out their hit song “Boom Boom Pow.” I never quite figured out what that song was a...

July 18th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Beautiful colors of rainbow in the zinnia bed: One of my grandma’s favorite flowers was the zinnia and she had garden pathways lined with them e...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Is it hot enough for you? I know it’s July and I know it’s supposed to be hot but I also know that as I get older, I really hate to sweat....

July 11th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The big guns of summer are lifeblood of the garden: The green leaves on the mighty oaks turn upward on a hot summer afternoon as they anticipate relie...

July 10th, 2017 |  


I’m a believer

I’m a believer

As I was walking through Lions Park in Walnut Cove on July 3, I noticed what seemed to be more youth than ever there for the music and fireworks show....

July 4th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The Dog Days are now with us for the next month: This is the very first week of July and the fireworks in the form of Dog Days will be with us for the...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Happy birthday to undoubtedly Francisco’s eldest resident, Edna Earl Womble! Miss Edna Earl turned 107 years young Sunday, June 25. She is such ...

June 27th, 2017 |