Friday, July 18, 2014      5 comments

good morning--didn't realize I haven't blogged since Tuesday. not even sure what happened to Wednesday. hopefully I logged my running miles--will have to check. did my fastest mile ever on wed. 10:38!!!! today the plan is to do 4 miles--but... Read more
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      4 comments

good morning everybody! its a beautiful cool morning here--we missed the rain yesterday so I will have to water today. rob came home and mowed--so the garden is tidied up for the garden tour Thursday. its a group from a retirement home coming... Read more
Monday, July 14, 2014      3 comments

good morning everyone. got my running clothes on--going to (hopefully) run mon, tues and wed to get caught up for this week. 2 miles today then 3 and 3. 4 on Friday. had some old customers stop by that I didn't see last year. a mom and he... Read more
cutest puppy EVER
Sunday, July 13, 2014      9 comments

hi everyone--yesterday was a long and very fun day. the drive to springfield and back took about 10 hours total. we spent another couple hours at the breeder's house too. very glad we took the route a friend of sherri's recommended--it was ... Read more
Friday, July 11, 2014      5 comments

good morning everybody! today is going to be cool and lovely. going to run my 3 miles and then its home for weeding, watering etc. I have a whole slew of rubeckia "cherry brandy" and "chim chiminee" that have been patiently waiting in the col... Read more
Thursday, July 10, 2014      2 comments

good morning--hope everyone is having a great day. gardening on the agenda for today--got more weeding done, and even a little hybridizing. gearing up for the big road trip--Saturday I am going with my friend, sherri, to pick up her new pup... Read more
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      5 comments

hi everyone--well--I am relieved to say the cat came back! late this morning I was out looking over my flowers and there under a clump of daylilies was blabby--fine and fit. she came out and rubbed on my legs and I picked her up and gave her a... Read more
whew--what a week! finally catching up
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      4 comments

hi everybody! sorry I didn't respond to anyone last week--I couldn't. rob was on vacation and looking forward to having some down time to relax and he was planning to start working on our greenhouse. mother nature had other ideas. Monday nig... Read more
Friday, June 27, 2014      5 comments

good morning--well the Japanese place was okay--it was nice to see Carl (rob's co worker whose birthday it was) and meet his girlfriend. a few others showed up, so we were 7 at the grill-side. this was a soho grill--its definitely part of a ch... Read more
Thursday, June 26, 2014      5 comments

good morning--well its not raining--kind of misty and foggy but its supposed to break in awhile and be sunny the rest of the day. tonight we are going to some Japanese restaurant for rob's co-workers birthday. never had Japanese food before tha... Read more
poison ivy!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      4 comments

hi! well its time for my somewhat biennial reunion with poison ivy, so i thought that while i am itching i would pass along what i have learned over the years about this very effective and terribly annoying plant. the botanic name poison ivy c... Read more
tuesday--rain rain rain
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      2 comments

good morning! well--we are not in the midst of a drought right now--thats for sure! woke up to rain. yesterday was rain. its nice not to have to water, and the plants are all getting good long drinks of water. yesterday i got dressed and... Read more
monday--productive weekend
Monday, June 23, 2014      2 comments

good morning everybody! well its a cloudy, muggy morning. have to go run and then get a section weeded before the rain shows up. the weekend was a hardworking, outside kind of weekend--my favorite kind. had a couple customers on Saturday--so... Read more
friday--so much for an easy run
Friday, June 20, 2014      5 comments

hi everyone. well--i went out yesterday in the fog intending to do a nice easy run. at .88 miles my forerunner ran out of juice and switched off. so i thought--well--if i go to this point i know that is 2 miles back to where i started so i'll... Read more
thursday--wednesday disappeared!
Thursday, June 19, 2014      4 comments

good morning--back in the swing after a lost day. started really with Tuesday--early trip to the vet. dorijane is having trouble with another disc in her back. couple of x rays, some nsaids and crate rest in the hope we can heal it and avoid ... Read more

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