Garage Break Downs….Humbling Experiences…..The Return to Facebook & Sweetpeas

Happy Wednesday evening my friends, I hope all is well in your corner of this crazy world. It's been several hot minutes since I've posted, things have been a bit busy - but what else is new around here? Honestly, there hasn't been anything huge - well other than the Spring Market, but that really …

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Routine Visits…Blood Clots….Procedures & Strainers

Happy Friday my friends. I hope all is well with you and yours! Disclaimer: this post has nothing garden related - other than these pictures....of the progress I managed to achieve yesterday while waiting for doctors to call me back. 18 sweet pea containers were started yesterday, greenhouse cleaned up & a daffodil bed was …

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Rants…..Seed Shopping….Mom….Clay…Lily-Bean

Worry Flowers fresh out of the kiln! Greetings on this lovely Sunday evening. It appears that things are moving forward with the seasons...thank goodness! The snow is gone, the rain has let up, the winds have died down....it's just regular old January now! Mom and I went through some seed catalogs today - so much …

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Heavy Thoughts on a Rainy Day…..

Happy soggy Tuesday. I hope all is well in your neck of the woods. It appears that autumn has settled in rather nicely around us. A lovely fall storm blew through yesterday, gusty winds, lots of rain - a delicious dark and stormy night. It's rather difficult to wrap my brain around it already being …

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Sticks & Stones….Donations….Monkeys…. Minding My Beeswax & UFOs

Happy Saturday my friends, I hope all is well with you this fine rainy Saturday! We made it 51(52?) days with no rainfall, almost beating the 2017 record of 55 days! It's been a rough year weather wise - and several other things, but we are surviving! It will be interesting to see what rejuvenates …

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Broken Ribs….Braces….Bike Rides in Underpants….& a little bit of Garden News

Cake decorating Oye! What a week! I hope everyone is doing well! If you remember, last weekend was a busy one with Joe's nephew visiting-followed by Monday with a flower delivery - 10 bouquets. Tuesday morning we got a call from my mom at 6 a.m., I was in a deep sleep, so I was …

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Surprising Views….Failures….What If’s…Happiness & Living

Happy Saturday morning my friends. I hope all is well with you and yours. I was up and out in the garden by 5 this morning-looking for that perfect lighting for the perfect picture We are going on what seems like day 100 without rain, but I honestly have no idea how many days. I …

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Wet Pants….Time Warps….Shady Sunflowers…& Fairies

So, officially we ended up with .41 inches of rain yesterday. At one point Joe says to me "Can I coax you inside?..." I said "not yet, I only have a few more things to do, besides, I'm not DRIPPING wet"....I think the heavens took that as a challenge?! I was wet to the bone …

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Lies….Reality…..Sustainability…Hopes & Dreams….

An accidental bouquet Greetings on this lovely evening - I hope your Memorial Day weekend was enjoyable. I decided to "take the day off" from gardening....of course that was a lie.....I tried to say it with a straight face....but failed! I did manage to stay mostly clean today, but I did some picking, and arranging, …

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