Showing posts with label humor. Show all posts
Showing posts with label humor. Show all posts

10.20.2013

Garden Giggles... A Perfect Pink Flower Stands Last in the Garden.

Perennial Pink flower
The last "lady" standing...
This lone, little pink flower… This little lady deserves a spot in the limelight!

Let me start by explaining that this was the first year of gardening for me in a new climate zone, new soil, and someone else’s ex-garden. It was very much a learning experience, to stay the least!  

9.25.2013

The Evolution of the Carrot (Harvested from the Garden)

The time to harvest the last of the garden has finally arrived. I have been so patiently, and eagerly, awaiting this! Most of the vegetables have finished by now, of course. As the vegetable garden was planted quite late this year, the carrots, cucumber, the last of the tomatoes, and some lingering kitchen greens and herbs, are still to come.
Carrot Tops
I began pulling the carrots on the weekend, my pair of cucumbers (one, that my daughter immediately ate), and what ripe tomatoes I could find. I wanted to get as much of what was there, in, before the weather turned too harshly. I had to stop after the first bushel of carrots…

1.07.2011

A Morning Ramble from the Garden


Taking a moment to look at the world from another angle or different level, so to speak, every once and awhile can often present a completely different look at life. Sometimes we each need to step back, or sit down, take a breath, and cherish all that exists around us...
An ant races, ready for attack,


At the base of my bare foot.


“Kill it!” I would have thought


Not so long ago,


Only because of the threat I saw,


The threat, this tiny ant might hold.


Scurrying into the shadow of my enormous foot


He really is no match at all


For the place my foot might put him


If I ever chose,


But today, I let him go...
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