GETTING TO KNOW YOU
Without planning it, Mr. Iknead and I have four photos that are practically identical, one with each of our grands on the day they were born. Whenever I see these pictures, I fall in love with him all over again.
Beautiful mom, beautiful big sister, beautiful baby.
Our son and his new daughter.
We are so blessed!
Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. Chinese Proverb
I feel like I’m falling down on the job – I haven’t posted since Sunday, not for a lack of postable material, but it’s SO hard to pull myself away from the other things that I love and that make me so happy. I feel so blessed to be at this point in my life, the point where if I want to spend the entire day baking or painting or knitting or reading or anything else that catches my rather short attention span I can, and it’s ok.
GREEN LEAFY STUFF
The plants that Mr. Iknead and I managed to put out before the rains hit are thriving like crazy, leafing and budding and flowering. It’s been raining here off and on, mostly on, since last Thursday, with some bad storms with high winds and torrential rain. No tornados and no hail, thank goodness, but things are a muddy mess. I know that we’ll all be crying for rain by the time August rolls around, but today, a little sunshine would be welcomed. I took these today between rain showers-
Basil is growing like a house afire. In the narrow box is more basil that took root after I thinned the ones in the clay pots.
I love my begonias! My mother loved begonias and at first, I got them because they reminded me of her. Now, I’ve fallen in love with them, too.
This is our first time with a butterfly bush, I think it’s doubled in size over the past week. It’s a keeper for sure.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. Albert Einstein