The cicada’s are back, the weather is typical for this time of year: hot and humid and The Professor and I have enjoyed quite a bit of time outdoors in our garden. We have already planted second crops of some veggies and we had a successful first harvest of honey from […]
A few weeks ago our oven bit the dust and not that there’s ever a ‘good’ time to replace a major appliance, but this was particularly painful as we’ve planned to install a much needed fence. I polled Facebook friends to get recommendations on brands they loved and/or didn’t love […]
Seven months. Seven months of flannel sheets. It was the ‘winter-that-wouldn’t-die’ and for seven very long months, The Professor and I wrapped ourselves in those flannel sheets while dreaming of white sandy beaches where they serve sweet fruity drinks with umbrellas in tall, chilled glasses. But today . . . […]
The Professor and I are back from Italy – and what a trip it was! And though the locals kept apologizing for the weather, we found the mid-70s temperatures perfect – even the occasional day of rain wasn’t enough to dampen our spirits – we were in Italy!
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”23174030″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Draw the Line by David Gray It seemed like a good idea at the time. My first foray into gardening was embraced with both enthusiasm and determination – everyone knows that one must first scope out the space, then plot and mark […]
How does our garden grow?
While we were sleeping . . . the rhododendrons pop open as the bees play hide and seek in her blooms While we were sleeping The daffodils arrived and, the peach tree bloomed. The crab apple tree woke from her slumber and our forsythia bush now stands guard at the […]
We’re not quite sure, but we think those little light green blobs to the right of your screen are baby tree frogs . . . but don’t let their size fool you; even fully grown, they’re quite small compared to the bull frogs we get in our pond . . […]
The Professor and I both enjoy gardening; we not only grow vegetables and have several pots of herbs, tomatoes, and a variety of lettuces and kale, we also have fruit trees, a small strawberry patch and raspberry bushes.
. Musical pairing – Happy by Secrets In Stereo Much needed rain is headed our way this weekend but I wanted to share a few of the pictures The Professor snapped as he walked around our gardens this evening. I’m thrilled we are documenting the process this year as it […]
Musical pairing – Waitin’ on a Sunny Day by Bruce Springsteen . This is the time of year when I get antsy to get outside and dig in the dirt – and it’s been a particularly llllooonnngggg winter; in fact, I’d dare say it’s been quite the winter for lots […]