Author Archives: Ginny Otte

Radio personality, production genius and all-around great gal. My ego requires two time zones.

Next up on cooking day…

Did not grow the blueberries but they are organic. Jam made with berries, a little honey and a dash of lemon. I spoon it over plain Greek yogurt for breakfast.

Garden stuff

Starting to get stuff from my garden, so my first day back from North Carolina is a cooking day. Just made pickles, they will need a day or four to set up. Half sour dill.

My first grandchild!

My son in law captured Oma Ginny holding my granddaughter!

Sometimes being blind in one eye is a blessing.

In the 22 years I have been blind in one eye, I realize that I miss a lot. I step in dog poo more often than the average person, for example. But…I can be walking along and a detail woll just jump out…

New life in an old blanket

I made this around 2008; it is what kept me sane while my son was in BMT in the Air Force, and I was learning how to be single again after my marriage blew up. This was a sock pattern at knitty.com; i…

Working on my tan.

Garden surprise

My basil has a dual personality.

Warriors of old vs warriors of today

I’ve been reading up on Norse mythology of late, and noticed something that I have found surprising regarding warriors of old vs warriors of today. Many warriors and gods of old were handicapped. People treasured them anyway. Ivar Ragnarsson, son of Ragnar Lodbrok,…

Garden scavengers

This will be a black and blue swallowtail butterfly soon. This and 4 siblings have completely denuded the dill in my flowerbox. Luckily I have dill growing wild and actually going to seed already, so I should have enough dill once its pickle…

I had an MRI yesterday. They found a sloth.

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