Perennial Pastimes

Mailed out!

I mailed out one of my finals today!  That finishes the sixth of my seven courses taken this year, Written Expression.  I organized my books and notebooks and put all the coursework away. It feels so...

Hello again!

Spring is here…crocuses, daffodils, and little star flowers are dotting the yard, reminding us that winter doesn’t last forever.  So much has changed since my garden has been put to sleep.  We sadly lost Shadow...

everything is gorgeous

My favorite colleague stopped by after her day teaching summer session.  Strolling my gardens allowed me to appreciate the gorgeous blooms and textures in every nook and cranny of the yard.  The back field is...

back in business?

We had a fabulous trip to Montana and Wyoming!  We  took hundreds of pictures with Paul’s new camera so look out kids!  We’ll try to do you a favor and consolidate to a folder of...

buds on the daylilies

Between rain and errands, I was lucky I could even spare time to enjoy looking at the gardens while walking Shadow.  While she explored the woods, I hung out by the back field garden.  I...

stitching with dogs

I spent the day relaxing with Shadow and Jovi, quilting the small wall hanging so Paul could have time to frame it.  I want him to take it on vacation next week as a gift...

Shadow’s joy knows no boundaries

Yes, that’s my Shadow’s motto… She runs free as much as possible, but she is always checking to make sure that I am keeping her in check.  If she senses a moment’s distraction… she sneaks...

A Turkey visits : )

I was grabbing a cup of coffee, thinking about how much my gardens needed this rain, (especially the transplants!), when I heard a bird screeching!  At first I thought it just had an interesting chirp,...

Where’s Mommy?

My daughter’s  puggle,  Jovi,  loves to visit.  She is here this weekend while her parents are busy with activities for their friends’ wedding.  Jovi spent yesterday romping and playing with our dog Shadow. She also...