Monthly Archives: August 2020

Secret Ridge

Today was an idyllic, gorgeous, lovely hiking day with my Sweetie and Jean. There is an unspoken rule in this area, never to speak the name of this location. There is far to much “advertising” of hikes lately – trailheads … Continue reading

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Blueberries and more

Okay – We have almost 25 pounds of blueberries now. I figure Corky’s patch is good for one more big picking. Yay! It’s the season of abundance. I’ve picked our raspberries and the wild thimbleberries. Dinner is bread (currently baking … Continue reading

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Working Day

Simon and I worked today – a big garden: tons of weeding, mulching, cleaning up. And that’s what I did all day – what we both did all day. I am amazed that Simon does this every day of the … Continue reading

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Plan B (again)

A change in the weather – a change in plans. I drove to Corky’s farm today to pick blueberries – thinking it might be okay to do that in the rain. Well no – not such a good idea. Instead, … Continue reading

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Whitewater Canyon

It was undoubtedly one of the finest days I’ve spent at Whitewater Canyon. Everything conspired to make the day perfect: good people, amazing weather and scenery – well – why even talk about it – the photos should do the … Continue reading

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Friends

I admit that I’m a bit of a recluse (cleverly disguised as a social butterfly) – but I do love my friends. I am blessed a thousand times over with good, lifetime friends – people who are simply amazing. Today … Continue reading

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Catch-up Day

It’s a fact that when the weather is this hot (and dry), then the day after hiking is all about the garden. Well, today it was also about 4 loads of laundry. And now it’s not just about weeding and … Continue reading

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Carpenter Pass

Today, in the friggin’ heat, Simon and Sheila and I headed up Carpenter Pass. Glorious! The best mountain scenery, the best company – what more really is there to say? The photos can do all the talking.

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More Heat

Okay – it’s hot. Simon and I worked for a while today – Simon more hours than me. But gosh, gardening – at home or at a client’s house – is hot work these days. But we did it and … Continue reading

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