Friday, May 20, 2011

Trying to catch up

My, it's been a long time since I've posted a blog.
What have I been up to? Nothing terribly exciting, but I have been busy. We had a friend's 40th birthday party a couple weekends ago. We met up with some friends for drinks at a new restaurant/bar last weekend. I've been working and also started a new workout program. Guess what brand of shoes I prefer!!
I bought an old bike that was all rusted out (not sure if I mention it or showed any pictures before) and I have re-painted it and steel wooled as much rust off of it as I could.

I finally started some seeds. The first to emerge, were the edammame that I am growing from seeds I saved from last year's crop!!

And yesterday I went out with Auntie to the wholesale plant place for this years privet installment. Last year they had 8' shrubs, but this year they only had 6'. But this year the purpose isn't so much for privacy (at first). It's more for a feeling of being cozy again when in my hammock. Since the neighbors have cut down all of their trees, my hammock location is exposed. But now, I have some shrubs to fill in and grow up and protect me again!!
While I was out planting them today, my bamboo from last year caught my eye... All the rain we've had (pretty much 2 straight weeks, with a few hours of beautiful sunshine here and there) has done wonders for it!!
My pictures don't do it justice, but it sent little runners along behind my bench and they just shot right up!! Just what I wanted!!
So, I've been busy. But in a good way. Now if I could just get my ass into my studio and get some work done!!! My etsy shop is just sitting there...lame. I guess that'll be my NEXT day off.


  1. Good luck with the seeds!!! :) Be sure to keep us updated on how it's going!

    <3 Belly B

  2. Isn't it great to get outside again! We've had the same rains as you...constant, everyday, seemingly forever! So when the sun comes out guess where I want to be! My Etsy shop is coasting as well....can't seem to get inspired to do anything new...hopefully this will pass....