June has arrived, wet and for that I am completely grateful. We have been very behind on our rain this season. Seems we either don’t get enough or too much.
Zinnias, typically I would be preparing to harvest our first flowers, instead this is what they looked like on this past Friday, before the rain.
A few days have passed and the seedlings, have jumped – thank goodness. I still want to share with you my BIG passion project, which involves flowers from these seedlings. Hooray!
Spring is always so beautiful here on the farm, this year I am especially grateful for all this beauty that nature has given us. The peonies and the roses have been beyond magnificent this year and the scent unbelievable. I have enjoyed taking photos of the flowers for the shear joy of it. I cut so many flowers these past few weeks and had bouquets everywhere in the house and outside and they have made my heart smile.
The pocketbook from the 1940’s or ’50’s belong to my grandmother. I have a sentimental attachment to it; I remember my mom keeping it as a moment from her mom. Although the leather is in pretty bad shape I wanted to do something with it and not just throw it out. Seeing it hanging on the shepherds hook makes me silly happy. It’s the little things, isn’t it?
My time has been mostly occupied with raising 4 sweet little motherless chicks in the house. They are still quite needy, but we are working towards their independence from me. I haven’t had time to do any creative endeavors. I have another craft show coming up next weekend, and I need to wrap my head around getting ready for that.
Friday I had my first social outing with my dear friend, we went to a yard sale at a local church, then out for breakfast. We moved on to a junk shop where I purchased the most darling vintage still-life of flowers, of course. Then on to a garden center where I fell in love with the most beautiful Dahlias but alas sticker shock on all the plants kept me from purchasing. Finally last night we had the most wonderful gathering of friends for the first time in oh so long. To hug and hold company with these dear people was beyond wonderful.
I hope you are enjoying these little things in life that mean so much.
Until next time,