For the first time in a very long time, Tom and I journeyed forth to see if a trail that was indicated as “accessible” really was. Spoiler alert: not really! While I am definitely more comfortable walking, and choose to stand at my computer most of the time, walking more than two or three hundred […]
It’s raw, unedited, and not sure how much will make sense, but decided to try a quick video after I watered the garden this morning. Taking it easy today… will do more garden tasks tomorrow!
I have always been a gardener, I think — I love to be IN gardens, I love to TALK “gardens,” and I love to CREATE gardens. There is a strange shift, however, when one moves away from “gardens” with annuals and shorter-lived perennials to plants that could conceivably be enjoyed by people two or three […]
I was still recovering from the allergic reaction into the middle of the first week of July. Not fun. But had energy to have a nice dinner for my parents on Sunday the third, which of course wiped me out for the next couple of days. Then, on July 7 I had a chance to […]
I am slowly getting a few things in place, and I have only been “at home” for about 4 days since school let out. I have now officially been playing the drums for a year and a half, and decided since I definitely enjoy it that I might as well bite the bullet and spring […]
Today is the 21st anniversary of the day our older son became a big brother. He was so proud of his little brother! Here is a pic of the birthday boy and his big brother the day after he was born… When he was about 3 or 4, he LOVED that Snowman toy! When they […]
I am working to show my students that you should perservere with difficult tasks. Practice more than once, take a break but return. I am just learning the drums, but… Here is the most difficult piece I am playing tomorrow. I took a video of my practice session to show the kids how many […]
here is the main event from the weekend.
I have decided to change the wordpress theme for my site. This is called “Craving 4 Green” by Seven Jeans. Here is what it looked like yesterday (the banner pic was one I took of the trillium in the back a few years ago). Click on the “dot” to load a view until I figure […]