The odds that I am ever early is fairly slim! There’s a reason why that is but I won’t digress into that long story now. I’ll just tell you that today I was 5 days early. That’s like
Surprisingly enoough there may have been rhyme to the reason. Perhaps I’m mixing metaphors again but you will eventually see what I mean.
It was a typical
So much for that theory. The one where, released from a long
Every year it’s a race to see who can get the most. I’m not usually the
Twilight settled noisily around the shoulders of the small
There were a couple of heavy punches thrown and it looked like the towel was going to be dropped. Last minute burst of energy as the bell was about to ring and round 1 is
It always seems like a good idea at the time. That actually might be the issue — the time.
It was all laid out perfectly and all details synced except, in the end, for The Shoe.
Legend has it…. I’ve always wanted to start a story that way .. but I actually
There has finally been a bit of a break in the unseasonably cold snowy fall weather. The combines are going full force late into the evening and we completed a significant portion of our fall yard work on the weekend. Construction season ended too early but now we have time to focus on a few other items.
So armed with a chainsaw and a clipper we started gathering materials so I could decorate the planters that remain outside. It’s so nice to have some colours and textures in them during the non growing season.
I think my favourite view of it is the one below; partly because it’s through clean windows! It’s a long day to do the 128 window panes and 16 door panels but it’s so worth it. We are so blessed with our house space and our rural life that the work is just fair trade for that.
I love the flower pots and the cost was nil this year as the few hardscapes are from previous years. Even then the rule was that I won’t spend more than $25 for any item so it’s mostly salvage from various spots. I’m so pleased with the results of my something from nothing this year.
I have plans to add a cross and poppies in November and then dress it with lites and outside flowers for the Christmas season in December. I think it will look better than it does sometimes in the summer when I’m struggling to get the plants to grow.