Monthly Archives: July 2015

dog (and knitting) days

They are back with a steamy fury – the dog days of late July.  Here in the Hudson River Valley we are often ‘treated’ to one brutal week in July and another in August.  We’ve already had our July blast, … Continue reading

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plume poppy

I consider the bees whenever I choose a plant for the border.  The plume poppy remains a huge favorite, judging by the hundreds of bees that come daily once bloom is on.  I’m pretty sure that my neighbor dislikes this … Continue reading

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a new way of seeing

It’s good to be home.  I was happy to climb the stairs to my sewing studio and even happier to find that I had a new prospective -one that I may have gained in New Mexico.  Suddenly I found myself … Continue reading

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wedding, part 3

My nephew is as wonderful as he is handsome.  We are so thrilled that he has found his love, Joanna.She’s a beautiful person, inside and out.  The icing on the cake is that she is a doctor!  Somehow I feel … Continue reading

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taos, part 2

While my niece, BIL and the Can-Do Guy went sight seeing, my sister and I tackled the massive amount of fresh flowers from Trader Joe’s.We surely had our work cut out for us!  It took about six hours to prepare … Continue reading

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casa cobre (part 1)

We travelled from NYC to Taos – a total of 18 hours brought us to the magnificent Casa Cobre and this little welcoming committee.  Hello Clementine!The landscape is pure Georgia O’Keefe.  I’m glad to say that now I GET it. … Continue reading

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Taos, here we come

Last day of work for me –Tomorrow I fly off to New Mexico with The Can-Do Guy, my mom and my adorable niece.  We are going to Taos to witness my nephew’s wedding.The gardens will have to look after themselves.  … Continue reading

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