Looking Back | August 2020

Looking Back | August 2020

“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.” ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees Yes, this quote perfectly sums up what August was for me...a month of sizzling, never ending heat. By months end, my gardens were all...

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Sometimes Monday | 7.20.20

Sometimes Monday | 7.20.20

Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind. – Neil Armstrong The past couple of weeks I have been reminiscing in my mind about the summer of 1969. Eight-year-old me was fascinated with the Apollo 11...

This Week | 7.17.20

This Week | 7.17.20

One salvation in these endlessly mind numbing days has been The Slowdown. This week has been especially fun as each post has been about food. However, the Ode to Butter might just be the best thing I listened to all week! This week saw the end of the 100 Day Project....

Unraveled Wednesday | 7.15.20

Unraveled Wednesday | 7.15.20

Greetings Unravelers! The weather has been simply divine! I have been doing a bit of outdoor knitting and I am *this*close* to finishing my mystery shawl! I really can't wait to see what blocking does to the sections of lace! It might be one of the favorite pieces I...

Sometimes Monday | 7.13.20

Sometimes Monday | 7.13.20

'Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about. – John Mayer Joy of joys, this morning I found the temperature had departed from the 90+ degrees where it had been lingering far too long. A little bit of 90+ days go a long way, right? The weather...

Friday Finds | 7.10.20

Friday Finds | 7.10.20

It has been a very warm week here in Pittsburgh… I enjoy summer, but 90+ degree weather dripping with humidity…not so much. Hibernating in my house with the AC is not my favorite way to spend summer. But all that warm weather has made my gardens just explode! I am...

Unraveled Wednesday | 7.8.20

Unraveled Wednesday | 7.8.20

Greetings, Unravelers! Summer has arrived in Pittsburgh in full force. We are on, what feels like, day eleventy billion of 90+ degree weather. My yard is entirely burned out, as is every yard in my neighborhood. Yard burnout brings a bonus though...it is not growing...

 

 

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