Broken Ribs….Braces….Bike Ring 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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Thriving…..Just Getting by…..Learning…& Leakage

My granddaughter and I collecting wild flowers on our trip to Winthrop Happy Thursday my friends, I hope all is well with you and yours.  We've arrived at the end of May....goodness how time flies!  Seems like yesterday I was flipping through the full color catalog of different plugs to purchase, seed catalogs, websites and …

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Brick Walls….New Trees….Backing Out & Priorities….

Greetings on this drizzly Saturday morning. I welcome the cool off and the rain, what a whirlwind of a month! All of my shenanigans finally caught up to me yesterday afternoon when I got home from work. Hitting a brick wall isn't always bad.... I fell into bed for a solid three hour nap, got …

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R & R in California…..Chilly Washington….Amazing Husbands….Lily-Bean

Greetings on this lovely Wednesday morning - is it Wednesday? I've lost track of days here in sunny Palm Springs...what a delicious reprieve from wet, damp, soggy Washington - which I hear has been very pleasant since I left, but supposed to be back to rain when I get home....of course! However I do see …

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Deliveries…Pick-Ups….Beasts….& Test Results

Happy Saturday my friends. I hope all is well with you on this lovely looking Saturday! The weather is looking mighty fine - perhaps we will get a few things taken care of in the yards today. Joe managed to get in the first mowing of the season already! There's chatter of a disking for …

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Arrivals….Delays….Cash Investments & New Ideas

Happy Wednesday my friends, I hope all is well with you and yours! It's been a busy week, the baby has made her arrival and is doing well. Turns out that no matter what was happening, she was going to arrive on Monday. My daughter had a scheduled C-section because the baby was breach, well, …

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Visitors….Temperature Checks…Next Year & New Arrivals

I certainly hope your weekend has gotten off to a great start! Our Friday night was spent sharing a meal with Joe's brother, an enjoyable easy dinner of steak and potatoes with a nice green salad - followed up with a lovely chocolate cake! Today looks like a visit from my cousin, her little one …

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