During Cheese Week we got our tabletop garden ready to use along with the readings from Tending the Garden of Our Hearts. [See my review and links here.] It's very simple, actually. I used a plastic tray and covered it with packaged sheet moss. We planted a few tiny pots with grass seed and also … Continue reading Path to Pascha Tabletop Garden
Last week I purchased a small succulent to use in our Lenten tabletop garden. (I will post more on that when I'm a bit farther along.) I set it in the kitchen windowsill and see it every time I'm in front of the sink, which is to say, frequently. I worried a little when I … Continue reading Succulents
The first blossom is opening...
A beautiful morning today! And 19 years ago on a similar, sunny, spring morning we became parents.
Some photos taken of Mittens before we went home after the Akathist (I got to stay for a little of Mother Gabriella's talk).
The dress Take 2 is done and I'm wearing it now, but haven't really taken photos in it yet. You can still see her baby face here: Moppet gave Indy a lecture the other morning. "Don't scratch people. That's bad. If you don't scratch them, then they'll like you. Don't bite. That's bad. If you're … Continue reading Bits and pieces
On our last day we took the interested children to the end of the peninsula to see Ft. Morgan. We've been there multiple times but it's always fascinating. The architecture speaks for itself. (That final photo shows the houses where the permanent residents live. We found out that a state park over a certain size … Continue reading Trip to Ft. Morgan
1. Summer is not my favorite season, which is a shame since where I live it makes up 2/3 of the year. Perhaps living in the Deep South most of my life is responsible, although you'd think that would confer some kind of immunity. When I first checked the conditions this morning (depressingly early, thanks … Continue reading Bits and pieces