Be thankful that you donít already have everything you desire,
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you donít know something
For it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the dif... Read more
Had a meeting with the American Heart Association regarding doctors writing prescription for community gardens and giving food boxes in lower income areas. Today I came across this. I'm totally on board with getting outside!
www.cit... Read more
We had a lot of fun pulling this together, however, I was scared spitless that I was going to touch something I shouldn't. I am allergic to bee stings and spider bites, kinda crazy for a gardener, but I do carry an Epipen with me. Fear and respe... Read more
Our city hosted a Spooktacular event with games, spooky story telling, a fire twirler, cool booths and food at one of the parks and of course, I got roped into it. I am the Community Garden Program Coordinator, so someone thought it would be "fu... Read more
Okay, so insanity strikes when I'm stuck in the house. I picked up, moved or tied down everything possible to past two days getting ready for our rain event. So what now? Am I motivated to do anything indoors? Maybe in a while. For now, think I'... Read more
Have you ever heard the term FIFO before? In the food service industry, we use FIFO as a standard. It means First In, First Out. Basically, when food comes in, it's rotated to the front of the shelves so it is used first. We should be using the ... Read more
Friends of mine have been doing this and keep raving about it. Not sure I can do it, but what the heck! WHY NOT TRY???
The 30 Day Plank Challenge will send your core strength through the roof! Yes, all you have to do is HOLD this position, ... Read more
I come across random articles at what seems to be just the right time. Here are two that I "found" this weekend.
Calming your anxious mind...
https://www.psychologyto day.com/blog/the-mindful-s elf-express/201506/9-ways-Read more
We did it! I say three hours, but that doesn't count the three hours from three other volunteers, plus four hours from the volunteer electrician, plus all my time, but the most important thing is it's done!
Wait, I need to buy a door sweep ... Read more
The Man and I had a rare 2 days back to back of fishing. He has been working so much that it's rare for him to have 2 days off in a week, so when he wanted to go fishing on day two - at 7:30am, I'm not going to say no. We are very blessed to liv... Read more
My sweetheart steps so far outside the box, he forgets what the box looks like! I am still recovering from carpal tunnel surgery and having trouble sleeping because I move a lot in my sleep. Adjust my pillow - OW! Grab the blanket - OW! You get... Read more
This is a cool new site I saw this morning. Upload your pollinator garden pics and join millions of other folks helping to increase our bee population.
Here's the latest pic of my Bee g... Read more
Just a quick photo! I wish the ones with SMITU had turned out, but I will always take more. Wearing a dress this heavy gives me new found respect for the ladies that wore them all day... And mine is modified to not be quite so heavy! It does, ho... Read more