You know how exciting it is when those first few teeth pop through your precious baby’s tender gums? You knew it was coming, you saw all the signs. Then suddenly one morning, there’s a tiny white speck. Eureka!
That’s how excited I feel when my newly planted vegetables take root and grow twice their size in under a week.
It brings me such happiness to go in the backyard and see new life growing.
Okra – never grown okra before, but it’s darling:
Sweet Georgia Onions. Can’t wait to sauté them:
Surprise sprout of potatoes, left over from last year. I decided to leave it:
Japanese eggplant, my favorite:
Sweet basil for a summer of pesto:
Never-grown-before artichoke. No idea what this will look like:
The pets are loving the warm sun as much as I am and always join me outside. Look at our gorgeous boy! Major is three years old and far more chilled out than he was a year ago. Thank goodness.
Salem – God bless – looks completely stoned. But hey – he’s alive.
Jeremy and I took a moment to mourn this beautiful white moth. RIP pretty thing.
Though there’s a cold snap this week with temperatures in the 50s and 60s, summer is indeed on its way. Three more days of school and then I’m off the hook for a while. Amen, and amen.