Monthly Archive: May 2008

Good news and bad news 2

Good news and bad news

The good news is that I went to Houston this week and picked up my Seagull twin lens reflex camera. I thought it was my grandmother’s, but she completely denies having ever seen it....

Big 33 7

Big 33

This weekend I hit the big 3-3. I had a lovely dinner with friends and family, and more celebration is upcoming this week, with a trip to Houston. I’m not much of a birthday...

Decorating 2

Decorating

Do you like them? I made them myself! My grandmother is an artist, which I think is why I was constantly enrolled in art classes in elementary school. As you can see, my clay...

Back in the swing of things 5

Back in the swing of things

It’s been a long couple of weeks, sorry for going missing. The good news is that my dad’s surgery went well and he went home from the hospital on Friday. And I got to...

White squirrel 4

White squirrel

Here is our resident white fox squirrel, perched on the edge of the compost heap.Β  I’ve been trying to get a photo of this elusive critter for a while now.Β  He is always burying...

Planning 2

Planning

Pam Penick‘s appearance on Central Texas Gardener made me realize the importance of designing my landscape wisely, and not just jumping in with a bunch of plants.Β  My natural inclination is toward instant gratification,...