Just checking in. I've not been feeling very bloggy lately. I'm a little under the weather, a little overwhelmed trying to finish a first draft and copyedit a final draft and adjust to the summer routine. Which is not routine yet.
The garden is up and running! We've got cukes, we've got zucchini. The tomatoes will be here any second. I go out in the morning while it's still cool and weed. Weeding is, weirdly enough, my favorite part of gardening. I let the Man do the planting and planning; I am the Imposer of Order.
I got knocked out by a summer bug on Friday. Today I feel better, though still a bit tired. I want my energy back! On Monday my fabric order came in--this summer I'm going to make a quilt for our bed. The colors are white, lavender, light blue, medium blue, and popsicle. Popsicle! Imagine a raspberry popsicle and you get the idea. The Man is a little dubious about the popsicle fabric. If it's not blue, he doesn't trust it.
Anyway, the quilt pattern is very modern--off-kilter squares on a white background. I love it.
I want to be quilting and writing and painting rooms and organizing, but right now mostly I'm just weeding. Weeding is good. It makes the plants happy. It makes me happy to see a neat garden. Well, the plants are exuberant to the point of looking almost wild, but that's okay. There's almost nothing more delightful than a joyful plant.
I hope you're doing well. I'll come visit soon. We're off to the beach in a bit, but when I get back I hope to be a better Blogland neighbor. Enjoy the summer! Eat a tomato!
Eiffel and Alaska
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