Holy Moly It is Spring – The Different Finish of the Leash


It appears I went to sleep a couple of month in the past and had an countless dream that I awakened within the Aleutian Islands. Days and days of forty mile an hour winds, forty diploma temperatures, a lot of rain. I awakened for a number of days in Wisconsin, then had a nightmare that I used to be in Alabama in August. (Apologies, Alabama, however I’m a catastrophe in sizzling humid climate.) Ninety 4 levels, tremendous humid, for days on finish.

I’m pleased to say that I’ve lastly awoken into my house state in Might once more, with temps within the 60’s and low 70’s. Low humidity, mild breeze. Heaven.

Nevertheless, my plans for a content-rich publish have been squashed by the next To Do listing, made intensive as a result of, properly, see the climate above. In consequence, about 6 weeks of gardening has to occur NOW. RIGHT NOW. ALL OF IT.

Right here’s a short part of what’s on the listing in my head: Weedthepeonygardenmulchthepeonygardendothedog’sPTexercisesforgiveselffornotdoingownPTexerciseswalkthedogsdotheirnailsweedthecirclegardenwaterthecontainerplantsinadvertentlykillthehousefinchbabiescuzyouthoughtthenestwasabandonedhelpsaintedhusbandcreatenewplatformfornewfinchnestkisshusbandtothankworkwithhusbandtofindplaceforbluebirdfeederkisshusbandforputtingupprepforclinicwithScottGlenloadupcardeadhead200of800daffodilsfeeddaffodilsweedthewallgardenkisshusbandforbringingmoremulchrealizehusbandprobablyneedsmorethanakissforallhishelpwalkthedogsfillsheepmineralfeederwaterinsideplantsyoualmostforgotaboutmaketheteasandwichesyoupromisedforapartywhiletheBritishBakingmusicplayscuzyouregettinglatewaternewannuals . . . Sufficient. Time to stroll the canines and have a gin and tonic.

There’s heaps extra coming within the subsequent few weeks; I stay up for speaking about all of it.

MEANWHILE, a number of enjoyable photographs:

This isn’t {a magazine} high quality picture, however I grabbed it driving out to the (incredible) Scott Glen clinic, (extra on it subsequent time). I like the way it makes it apparent why they’re referred to as Crimson-tailed Hawks.



I assumed this cutie was a grebe at first, however appeared it up, and shock, shock, it’s a feminine Hooded Merganser. Not who I’d count on on a tiny pond in the course of a sheep pasture!

I’ll depart you with the perfect of spring. I don’t have a variety of tulips, too excessive upkeep, however I so very a lot love those I’ve.

Have a very good week, everybody. Take pleasure in all the things which you could, irrespective of how small. That’s our secret to survival.




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