Perspective…

About an inch long. Found it stuck to my shoe or something. From what plant did this come? It’s like a miniature sunflower. I don’t have a lot to say today. I thought I’d let the pictures do most of the talking. The Glen of Cosmos, located next to the Sunflower Forest, has begun blooming….

Tulsa…

We had plans to go to Kansas City over the weekend, but they got cancelled. Then we thought maybe Hot Springs. We really want to go back. But it was hot as balz there, hotter than here, and expensive. It’s an expensive destination anyway, but we couldn’t justify the expense or the drive for just…

Summertime…

Summer seems to be clicking right along. I am out in the garden a lot in the mornings. I know I keep saying that. But each day is new with different things growing and flourishing. Yesterday I got all the duck water changed again. It is hard work. But the algae grows so quickly, I…

Dirty…

Hello! I love the garden, but it’s dirty work. Every morning it doesn’t rain I go out and do the watering, tying, rearranging, etc… By the time I’m finished I’m so sweaty I can literally ring the water out of my shirt. A subsequent shower is a must. And it’s too hot to wear shoes….

First blooms…

I have so many E!E!E! I’m so excited!¬†things happening in the garden! Like the first sunflower blooms. They make me oh so happy. I feel like I’ve been waiting and waiting… Technically, this is the second bloom… The first bloom is pointed towards the neighbors…hmph! These are velvet queens. The neighbors could have had sunflowers…

The weather is FAB…

Rain a couple days ago and now the weather is so FABulous! I should be outside enjoying it some more, but I’m tired from my morning’s gardening work and itching to go upstairs and stitch. Every time we get a rain it seems like the garden just explodes. I was surprised to see how much…

Playing with elephants…

Such a pretty photo to start things off. This beautiful white butterfly was flittering around this hanging flower basket the other day. Happily, I was able to catch it in one of its still moments. The garden, stitching and the pool fill my thoughts most days. This morning I discovered green yellow pear tomatoes growing…

Mish mash…

The holiday weekend started out so well. I think it was Friday I went to the store and caught site of loads of mums in shopping carts, wondering why so many? Then remembered the holiday! I picked out this gorgeous pot… I don’t really “do” holidays any more. Honestly, they all bore me. There’s something…

The house in the garden, #18 and many thanks…

  Today I have many photos and many thoughts in my head. So, I’m going to write and post photos along the way. Sometimes it’s hard for me to get going in the mornings. Maybe it’s a phase I’m going through, where I wake up and feel like going right back to bed. Where I…

Now what?

I guess it might be easy to come on here and talk as if everything in my life was just dandy. I generally don’t share the rougher stuff. But, this week was truly that – rough. Today I ended a lengthy acquaintance of about 2 years along with a friendship of one. I’m not sure…