FOTD

MUMS AND PUMPKINS

FOTD – October 4 – Mums and Pumpkins The chrysanthemums are blooming joyfully in two pots on the deck — in deep orange and deep red. The fuchsia still thinks it’s summertime, as do the petunias and the birds, squirrels and… Read More ›

GOURDS OF AUTUMN

FOTD – October 3 – Seasonal Gourds I used to go out to farms and buy lots of gourds, but there are hardly any farm stands this year. Maybe next year. Meanwhile, these are the gourds of yesteryear.

FLOWERS OF MY DAY

FOTD – September 29 – Mums It started raining last night and it’s still raining. It’s supposed to stop tomorrow or later tonight. Tomorrow night the temperature is supposed to drop down to the 40s. This might trigger the trees… Read More ›

FANCY PANSY

FOTD – September 27 – Pretty Pansy, if it’s really a pansy The person in the shop said these were “fancy pansies.” I can’t look them up because there’s no listing for “fancy pansy,” and I have no idea if they… Read More ›

FUCHSIA

FOTD – September 26 – Fuchsia The fuchsia Owen nursed through last winter is just now, at the very end of the season, beginning to really flower. I don’t know if he will nurse it through another year. We shall see…. Read More ›

IT RAINS EVERY WEDNESDAY

FOTD – September 19 – Rain Glorious Rain Of course, it doesn’t only rain on Wednesday. It also rains on Tuesday afternoons. It continues through all of Wednesday and finally quits sometime on Thursday. Or Friday. Or maybe it’s still raining…. Read More ›