And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was … Continue reading Celebrating the End of Solar Winter
By this time I've become good and tired of writing those "I've fallen off the blogging wagon, but here I am to try again!" posts. There's just been too many of them over the years and I have little doubt there will be more. So I am going to just skip it, as I don't … Continue reading A New Year. Maybe Blog Again?
Got the camera out this morning. During summer and winter I often chide myself for not taking a few minutes to grab the camera and capture some images of spring and autumn. The seasons are so fleeting, and it's easy to be complacent and miss them. I love photography because it forces you to pause … Continue reading Autumn Impressions
But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O Lord, make no tarrying. - Psalm 70:5 KJV The last few weeks have been rough. Since early spring we have been waiting and watching to see what direction Mr. Awesome's current job situation would take, … Continue reading Needy
I went rose crazy this spring. When I first became interested in gardening I thought I would be focusing mostly on edibles, as the whole homesteading/self-sufficiency thing is very appealing to myself and Mr. Awesome, who comes from an agrarian family. But then catalogs and library books happened, and suddenly I was entranced by the idea … Continue reading Introducing the Roses
Last year the gardening bug bit me in the worst way, and I don't think I'll ever be the same again. Living in a condo, Mr. Awesome and I don't have property of our own to plant on, but what we do have is roughly 516 square feet of porch, deck, and balcony space. You can … Continue reading 2016 Growing Season: What I Learned
A little over a year ago I decided I needed houseplants. All of the houseplants. Over the next several months I dumped a couple hundred dollars into living greenery and dispersed it about the condo with glee, Mr. Awesome no doubt thinking I'd gone a bit mad. Long story short, some of the plants lived, … Continue reading Weekend Project: DIY Plant Stand