(Bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush photographed by daughters) I love taking pictures of flowers, especially macro pictures. The closer you get the more there is to see in the structure of each flower. The simplest is actually full of incredible detail. My little girls are always stopping on walks or in the yard to peer down … Continue reading Flowers
I didn’t even know these succulents bloomed. Look at the cool symmetry of this weed. New grass under the bird feeder. After posting these pictures I looked back over them and decided anyone could be forgiven if he thought it looked like a spring slideshow. Truth be told, it has felt more like spring than … Continue reading Rolling along
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