Garden work

One of the two garden beds I worked on last week.

Garden work

Garden work is blessed work, but it’s still work. That’s why garden tasks are called chores.

Last Sunday, in Oklahoma, we had a high of 68°F, so I worked my tail feathers off in the two beds facing the street. It was dirty, dusty and glorious.

One of the two garden beds I worked on last week.
One of the two garden beds I worked on last week.

Why dusty? Oklahoma is in the midst of another serious drought. Pray for rain. Do a rain dance. We need rain. Continue reading “Garden work”

A little Christmas Bloom Day Decor

Lit-up 1960s Santa Claus with double-flowering amaryllis and paperwhites. I like to force bulbs indoors.

All around the house, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Although we Catholics are still technically celebrating the season of Advent, Christmas is right around the corner. Bill and I are throwing a party for some friends tonight. I haven’t had a Christmas party for anyone other than family in years. I’m pretty excited, so I decorated the house with almost everything I own. It’s been a blast to uncover all of my decorations and to pull growing bulbs from the greenhouse.

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