little visitor

I sowed three different parsley patches this year, mostly for swallowtail caterpillars. I mean, we¬†might use parsley once or twice through the summer, and the roots are pretty tasty in the fall… but the patches are for them. So, today I find this guy munching away in our garden. On my freakin’ dill. LOL Okay, […]

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oh, look! it’s raining…

Again. This morning was off and on torrential downpours. I caught a bit of the one that followed the storm that woke me: I am glad that we live on a hill in an elevated neighborhood. There are reports of flooding about town. Also, not-orange daylilies are starting to make their appearances: Below is my […]

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not-red no.5

We already have not-red purple, and not-red violet, and not-red lilac, and not-red lavender. Now, I give to you not-red no.5: not-red mauve. (See below for not-red soft pink.) To be clear and certain, lavender is my spirit animal. I mean, if a color could be a spirit animal, that would be mine… I am […]

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progress, and fireflies

Progress on the fire pit project has continued. I have been productive as the heat climbs by starting early in the day, working for short intervals, moving indoors during the high heat of the day, and taking advantage of the cool evenings at the end of the day. Last June: I found the pavers for […]

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