Monthly Archive: August 2008

An anaheim! 2

An anaheim!

Sweetpea and I did some work in the garden this morning.  The vegetables are all feeling better now that the summer heat has diminished slightly and some rain fell.  The green beans are flowering,...

I’m going to need some bricks 3

I’m going to need some bricks

This is my first attempt at solarizing.  I chose to make a bed by the back fence, to screen it.  It’s going to be hard to keep the dogs out of the process.  Actually,...

Hiking with the Pea 1

Hiking with the Pea

Yesterday Sweetpea and I went hiking at Emma Long Metropolitan Park on the Turkey Creek trail. I didn’t take my camera, which was for the best since it rained on us the entire time....

Champ 2

Champ

My parents’ dog Champ passed away yesterday.  He was a standard poodle, who was somehow both majestic and goofy.  My brother bought Champ from a backyard breeder 10 years ago as a Christmas gift...

Rain 1

Rain

Finally, some rain!  We got almost 2 inches here, and we were grateful for every drop.  The tomatoes have finally bitten the dust, but the tomatillos and the peppers seem to be coming along...

Respite 0

Respite

Colorado was gorgeous, as always.  I have been going there almost every summer since I was born.  My cousins live there, and we would go to escape the heat.  Nana and I would stay...