The garden is in transition right now. Many of the natives are getting ready to start their growing since summer is more like winter elsewhere in that California natives go dormant in the summer to withstand the heat and lack of rainfall. Once the rains start, they start growing. I am switching the edible garden […]
Ugh! Yech! Blah! When did I move from a beautiful sunny inland down with delightfully cooling ocean breezes coming through the mountain gaps every evening. To hot and humid disgustingness! I may as well be living in hurricane alley. Lest you think I am exaggerating about the weather, here is what happened to a cup […]
I went for a quick ride this morning to buy the Sunday paper. I haven’t been on the bike in over two months. And of course both tires needed air, sigh. I finally got on my way and boy did that feel …weird! Look, no trailer! After dragging it (25 pounds) and, more often than not, J and […]
Although if you see this growing in your garden you may not be so thrilled. Queue the theme song from Attack of the Killer Tomatoes. Or maybe its Little Green Men from Mars instead. Maybe I need some therapy too.
This is my summer of getting things done. Early this summer I plowed through 3 1/2 years of scrapbooking for my and completed five scrapbooks in one week – thank you Shutterfly! Then I switched to my patio furniture. We bought the set a few years ago, and I swear any finish that was on it washed […]