Good evening Friends ~ It was ‘another’ gray and wet day today. Our drought is certainly over. More rain is expected over the next few days too. The ‘back 40’ is disappearing under vines, etc. Sometimes I feel so mind-boggled as to doing things around here and that ‘back 40’ is one of them. DH took care of that, but the last time he was back there was a year ago. All in good time, I can only do so much in any one day, and with the summer heat and humidity, I just want to hibernate. Although, this summer has been milder than in years past and I am so thankful for that.
I did errands today as Monday was the widows meeting/luncheon, yesterday it rained and I just didn’t feel like going out in it. At the grocery store this morning the lights flickered then went out, then the generator kicked in, but only minimal lighting, then in awhile the power came back on. I was glad to get back home to this little cottage.
I bought a black ink cartridge for my Epson Artisan 50 printer today. $19.07 including tax. Yikes! I needed it though as I am printing out uplifting and encouraging Bible verses to put in the little journals I am making.
The other morning I went through an old tin of buttons and what a thrill to find quite a few ‘old’ mother-of-pearl buttons, some in really unusual shapes too.
Below is a photo of Miss Tork. She’s such a hoot. She sleeps here, there and everywhere. When we have a thunderstorm, she runs and hides under the bed. She sleeps until between 4-5:30 a.m. and I am thankful for that. For some reason she’s not a night owl, thank goodness. When she curls up in this basket, you wouldn’t even know that she is there.
Hugs-n-kisses, and Shirley, this hibiscus definitely is living here at Plum Cottage. No two blooms are colored the same. They are all beautiful though. Look how vibrant these colors are on this bloom.
Look at the bud next to this, it’s yellow.
Well, I updated info for my Etsy shop, now I just need to take some photos and get some things listed. I will let you know when I do so. I am such a procrastinator, and all of this takes time.
That’s it for now ~ FlowerLady
"Love is to the heart
what the summer is
to the farmer's year.
It brings to harvest
all the loveliest flowers
of the soul."