Howdy ya’ll! I would like to thank you all for the nice welcome!
You know, last week when I sent in my article I
forgot all about this week being Christmas! Talk about being a ding bat!
So I wish you all a belated Merry Christmas! Now before I forget, Happy
mind has been wandering varied trails this week. I was leaving one
afternoon to go get the boys from school, and I happened to look up and
see the clouds. For an instant they reminded me of the trails a tractor
leaves when it plows a field.
Then later I was watching the wind (we have
constant wind here!) as it blew my iris leaves around, and saw my tiny
purple sage standing proudly in its circle of bricks.
many plans for this small piece of ground here. I want a front yard full
of roses, iris and many other flowers, plus a few shade trees. I can
imagine it in my minds eye, isn’t that how they say you begin to
accomplish goals? You visualize them? Well with all the visualizing I am
doing you would think the yard would be done by now!
try a little early this year, but had some medical trouble so had to put
it off yet again for next year. That is one of my favorite things about
a garden, even if you mess it up, you can do it over next year! Like a
chalkboard, mistakes can be done over until it is the way you wanted it.
Wow I can
not believe Christmas is here! How quickly
it comes and how swiftly it leaves! The boys are enjoying their gifts,
declaring this the best one ever. I admit it does feel different this
We went to the in laws yesterday, it was so good to
see my mother in law looking pert and healthy after the last couple
years of illness and pain. Still there is a bit of an empty place for us
this year. We lost the last living grandmothers with in a few months of
each other. Now my inlaws are the only grandparents left.
Well I will keep this one short.
Happy new year to all!