The sky is fascinating today...
it seems to be changing constantly.
I am SO tempted to drive up to my favorite hiding place on the mountain...
but that will have to wait because today is taiyaki day.
We've been trying to get some things done in the garden recently.
Yesterday my DH spent hours in the main garden (which isn't much of a garden),
mowing the weeds down till it looked awesome!
I only wish our drain field was located elsewhere because I have dreams of having a
raised bed potager garden like this one there...
One of the things we're been doing
(we being my best friend and I, but mostly my best friend)
is spreading mulch--a yearly chore,
chopping down a tree
(yep--just us women folk),
pruning and trying to get the wildflower garden weeded.
One thing that is doing awesome is our lavender--
we have about 10 plants (mostly culinary) and I wouldn't mind planting
more because I love it that much!
The bees seem to love it too:)
Speaking of wild things...it seems like we are getting more of the colorful butterflies this year..
I have spotted red ones and a yellow one.
Butterflies bring sweet memories of my grandma...
I miss her.
A bit closer view of one of the flowers in the wildflower/perennial beds.
Since I am not watching my dad right now --
he fractured his ankle while on vacation and I don't have the physical strength to pivot or lift him--
I am trying to get up earlier and get more done.
It is starting to pay off...
but there is SO much left to do--
isn't that always the case?
BTW--prayers for my dad would be appreciated.
Actually prayers for all of our family would be appreciated right now...
The roses are looking great this year...
no deer munching on them yet:)
Another thing I am really enjoying are the daylilies by our upper pond...
SO beautiful no matter the weather!
And last, but not least,
a recent visitor to our place...
she brought her beautiful sister too!!
LOVE those little gals:)
So what do the pages in the scrapbook of your life look like lately?
Wish me luck with my taiyaki....
it's my first time:)