Tag: gardening

Countdown, checklists, gardening …

So, the countdown for the twins’ open-house is in full swing.  Menu has been determined, multiple negotiations for set-up and décor have occurred, deep-cleaning is about to begin … Oh, how I love being Martha Stewart!  [Umm, NOT! –  but I’m proud of my kids, love my house and 100 closest family/friends that enjoy that …

The beat goes on …

After sleeping for some 13 hours, I woke to our first summer day!  (I am absolutely NOT complaining about the temperature!!!)  So – we spent some time getting the garden in order (rototilling, weeding, general clean-up).  I do believe I will sleep well tonight, but I had a blast playing in the dirt! With our …

WTH is THAT?!?

We’re settling into a good routine around here with the kids and dogs and pups … BTW – for all you Michigan folks – fair warning … the twins are now driving.  Granted – not alone yet – so we’re all still safe for a bit longer … Anyway, a nice routine.  Not much studio …

Of Course …

Of course it’s starting now(!) … My Neapolitan Mastiff mom has started stage one of labor – on Saturday, when I have to go to work.  And – WE were going to see the new Batman movie … but now, ‘Fatty’ and I are pacing, heavy breathing, repositioning and pacing some more while the rest …

Where does the time go???

Where’d the week go?  Can’t believe it’s Friday already!  Big family shin-dig to celebrate my grandparents 65th wedding anniversary later today … No studio time – but good family time. I have been producing in the studio.  Still on a pendant/badge reel kick … with the new kiln running twice a day.  And, my coffin …

The yard work is done (almost) …

For this year anyway … Each year I add to our growing gardens/flower beds/landscaping.  Since our house is in the middle of what used to be a hay field, I’ve had lots of planting to do.  In the first few years, I would surround the house with annuals – in pots, no less.  I quickly …