Friday, May 29, 2009

Happy Birthday Ben! Your Poppies are OPEN!

Don't you just find Poppies so CHEERFUL! Thanks Linda for sending the seeds. These are especially fun for me because they always open on Ben's Birthday. Just a few hours late this year. Oh well, I still luv 'em!

Here's how they looked at the beginning of last month!

In other news, I just finished posting a new page on my company website called brand strategy.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Frost in Late May :-( Note to Self: Cover Tomatos Until June

Frost hit the Tomato plants hard this morning. The temperature got to 30 degrees last night. We covered with newspaper and soaked down everything good. This morning at 5:30 I resoaked the entire garden. The frost was all over the place already.

The peppers are a maybe.. everything else will survive. Beans and squash are popping out of the ground today.

The dark is a little frost damage on the potatoes.
Next year the clear plastic hoop will move to cover the tomatoes until June.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Baby Calf, Just Born, Tries to Stand on its Wobbly Legs!

Our dog Lucky was barking at something across the street. When I looked out the window and saw a car had pulled over to look at the cows, I saw a brand new calf! The people in the car said a calf was just born.

Slowly I walked up to the fence and sure enough this was a brand new calf. Click the arrow on the picture above to watch a one minute video of it trying to stand for the very first time!!

This was one of the first times that I've noticed a cow have her calf right next to the fence!

Lucky under the Apple Blossoms

More Blossoms in Early May

Apple Blossoms and Hostas

Just the beginning of all the Beauty.

Why I Love Living Here in the Spring

New baby cows across the street. They're so sweet and innocent!

Front Steps in Bloom