It was DEFINITELY a year of change for the backyard, which meant that vegetable growing took a bit of a back burner.Continue reading “A Garden Year in Review: The Veggies”
I don’t know where to start on this blog post, so I picked a random generated word to prime the ol’ pump. Word: Water.Continue reading “Did I used to be able to come up with witty post titles or am I kidding myself that was ever a thing, I wonder?”
Nice weather is HERE!
I am typing this with the windows open and a 64 degree breeze blowing through the room; it’s heaven. I imagine this relief of the oppression of the hardest to endure season is the same northerners have at the arrival of Spring.Continue reading “The Texas Garden and Backyard Chickens in September”
My uncle once wrote me this sentiment in a letter: “Enough bitching about our weather. Let’s bitch about your weather.”
Let’s.Continue reading “Inside Projects Mostly in Texas in August”
Ugh it’s hot. And there has been no rain for weeks.
Sleep? Sorry, no time, gotta water. Folding clothes? Sorry, no time, gotta water. Blogging? Sorry, no time, gotta… BUT! Today it IS raining! Thanks Hurricane Hanna!
Texans, amiright? We kinda wish for hurricanes and couldn’t wait to eat Bluebell ice cream again after it killed a bunch of folks from Listeria… we’re a special breed, methinks.Continue reading “What’s worse: The heat or the coronavirus? Don’t answer that…”
Oh yeah, I forgot.
I also forgot about the blue flowered Salvia gaurenetica, the dark purple May Night salvias, and the red flowered fire spike and dwarf bottlebrush. And so, and I say this full aware of the absurdity of it, the ONLY flower color I don’t actually have in the back garden as I was talking about on the last post is peach. Peach… literally one of my favorite flower colors. Sigh. What ya gonna do, man. What ya gonna do.Continue reading “Red Flowers and More”