Perennial Pastimes

Awesome Fall!

The fall has been so very busy!                   I have turned over a new leaf at my job, transitioning from English teacher to full-fledged literacy coach. I...

Babysitting Jason

I’ve enjoying the wonderful opportunity to spend two whole weeks babysitting Jason, my adorable grandson while my daughter Aimee, his loving Mom returns to work.  I’ve tried to capture pictures of him smiling for her...

A whole week at home

I didn’t expect to be home all week and I really miss my grandson, especially since a conference in Syracuse for work next week will keep me from him longer still! On the bright side,...

Mowing our Camp

Last Saturday Paul and I went to our Knox property for the day. As he does each summer, Paul has been trying to spend his Saturdays mowing the fields for us. This year he has...

Pics for Georgia and the girls!

Having an audience that comments has reminded me to update my blog, so thank you, Georgia- and these are for you and your sisters! Aimee visited this weekend, with Jason, Jovi, and little Jason, our...

Weeding, reading, and Harry

It’s been quite a different summer! Gardening has been more work than relaxing, since I fell so far behind in the weeding.  When I get a chance, I clean up what I can, then when...

Summer Vacation

It’s finally here and I’ve been enjoying it already! Some people yearn for resorts and far away places but I long for simple pleasures and special moments.  I’ve waited all year for this summer vacation...

Perennial purples

I am thankful for the May perennials that forged ahead in glory without waiting for my attention.  My spring gardening schedule was disrupted this year but my flower gardens took care of themselves! While I’ve...

New life

My garden has been blooming without much attention from me.  The blooms have been a rewarding respite amid the whirlwind that has been my life lately.  My beautiful daughter has brought a miraculous little son...