Dick read this post from his email during our daily quite time today. It speaks to me! So I'm sharing it here, with you, for me... With you, because it may speak to your spirit, too. For me, because I want to be able to find it, read it, again—and a bookmark goes away after… Continue reading God where you are
Month: February 2016
best apple pie "In the childhood memories of every good cook there's a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot and a mom (or a grandmother)." _Barbara Costikyan (& me) In our kitchen there are memories aplenty. The crock Dick's Grandmother Lebsock used for pies, cakes, bread, Kraut Runza,and ever so many other wonderful treats… Continue reading kitchen memories
a Valentine blessing
Just Joey About a decade ago we planted several bare root roses in our garden. My favorite was a hybrid tea called "Just Joey" He was the star of the show in February 2012 when we moved him to a full-sun-spot near the front door. Joey lived and bloomed there for us a couple of seasons… Continue reading a Valentine blessing
how’s it growing?
Half way through February ...spring in full swing ...our garden remodel is coming along beautifully. February is being...well February! Today is cool, with huge puffy clouds sailing over the garden. Wednesday was cold, rainy, windy and reminiscent of winter. Monday it was 70°...and so it goes. But the garden is growing, it might be said… Continue reading how’s it growing?
be my valentine
awakening the garden
The first week of February in a California garden means signs of spring everywhere. So.o.o this week, between rain and a couple of nights of 31° temps, Dick carried ten bales of garden soil (3 cu. yards each), spaded them into the new beds and started the process of waking the new garden for spring.… Continue reading awakening the garden