Monthly Archives: July 2012

Father’s Day flowers

Hello, beloved readers! It’s good to be back.  Or at least sort of back. I’m not back at work (and not ready to be, not by a long shot) but I’m feeling a bit better and at least able to … Continue reading

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On hold

We had a wonderful weekend at the lake with family–it was hot and sunny and not too windy (a rarity at our place, it seems), so we did plenty of boating and swimming and just reading in the shade.  It … Continue reading

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Garden party

I had a couple of gardening friends over the other night–what a party we had! The evening was absolutely stunning–warm, a light breeze, and lots of sunshine, at least until the party went into the late hours. I love these … Continue reading

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Happy accidents

We’ve all had things we’ve planned turned out wrong.  And then, once in a while, something just comes together perfectly in spite of our efforts, not because of them. I am reminded of that this time year when I look … Continue reading

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Successful weekend

We had a fantastic weekend!  The older I get, the more I feel like I measure a successful weekend by how much I got done–which is ok, I guess! Saturday morning we  did our weeding, trimming, and deadheading.  Trevor was kind … Continue reading

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Long list of chores

Since we’ve been out of town the past three weekends in a row, I’ve got MANY garden chores on my list of things to accomplish this weekend.  The beds are all looking a bit out of control and wild–I’m afraid … Continue reading

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Fresh peas

I have all these wonderful fresh (now frozen) peas in my freezer, just waiting to be used. . . and I almost hate to use them, because they’re so good, I want to hoard them!  I need to get over THAT … Continue reading

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Pea picking

Well, we are back from vacation and wow, was it hard to get up and get to work this morning!  Not that I really got to sleep in too much the past 10 days, but it’s hard to get motivated … Continue reading

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