Invading Cucurbits

The squash and pumpkin vines are trying to take over my herb garden. Every couple of days I cut them back and harvest a few herb sprays. Can’t wait to see if I actually end up with some pumpkins and squash this fall. I…

Week 29 – Lightning

Last night thunder rolled in loud and low, followed by a lightning show. It looked a bit like this. Can’t let nature show off without reflecting it in art. Here’s this week’s tile featuring lightning and a bit of rain. lightning image credit ©…

jury box

I just spent the last couple of days on a jury. It was really quite fascinating to be a part of the process, though much of it was really sad. I sat for a criminal case and we found the defendant guilty for three…

week 26 – Square and a Pumpkin

My personal challenge word this week was square. So I splashed a few squares over my tile and filled them with fun patterns. My garden is starting produce veggies. Here’s my cherry tomato plant setting fruit. And, if you look very closely, you can…

Ladybug, Ladybug

I have always loved ladybugs and this year my grandson and family gifted me with a number of them for my garden. (My daughter-in-law is the creative genius behind it all, but M1 did the actual bean work for the aphid city signpost.) I…