Opposites

I'm not so fond of people but I get lonely Yoga feels good but is more satisfying in a class I love singing but never want a solo Making art is what I do though more fulfilling when I teach I have tremendous fears and I still keep moving

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Strawberry

Girlie and I have been picking strawberries everyday There's always one more red one hiding in the sedum I'm going to have to weed aggressively in order to control my strawberry plants They are prolific and wandering like mint, but with above ground runner extensions across paths The new plants are the new crop I…

Spiraling

After a series of stressful events I'm spiraling down deeper no distractions are working my face is leaking again This is a success fifty out of thousands I need to plant beans and peas I'll have better luck I did have strawberries with Girlie though my cat assassins have been busy taking out the chipmunk…

I’ve been

I've been outside planning pulling plotting stacking soaking seeds peat pots and pellets This is a grow from seed year last year I bought plants on sale at the end of season scratch and dent discontinued and clearance sections at local greenhouses Growing plants by seed is an acquired taste You will get used to…

Sorry about that last post

It just slipped out Easier to edit than delete I made a minor change to the update I'm missing flowers plants roots branches stems with weeds of unknown origin Why do this year's weeds always look different than last year's? You could say I see each Spring like I have a new garden Or I…

This morning

This morning in the garden I wondered about wild mini daisies Why are they everywhere in my yard is it like the great dandelion epidemic of 1978 In the front yard a toddler picks a flower for their mother A dandelion The mom accepts the flower but leaves it on the porch when they go…

Diesel

There is a special place in hell for people who have been impatient rude intolerant insensitive judgemental That place is my bedroom right next door to the diesel tractor that is doing something in the driveway next to my bedroom I really don't care what they're doing as long as it stops soon Maybe they…

Dream birds

I dream of gardening with buds and new bulbs bursting from the soil Birds chirping in surprise and curiosity Imagine if we were birds waking up calling to everyone in the house from room to room "Mom, I'm up" "I'm up too" "Good morning" "How are you?" "I'm fine how's your back" "Better today" "Are…

Matting, framing or mounting

That is the question Whether tis better to crop with matte board behind glass in a frame Or, mount it bare on matte board with foam core board stuck by double faced tape Individual pieces sell when packaged nicely for some that's a pro for matting and framing I prefer the raw view of art…