Archive for July, 2007

The promise of early summer.

Saturday, July 14th, 2007

Summer is well and truly here. Much as I love spring, love watching the new shoots shove themselves up from the earth, love the flowers and cool air, summer has its own charms. The echinacea and daylilies are a riot of blooms in my back yard, and I have bowls and vases of asian lilies […]

Happy Fourth

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

I wasn’t looking forward to the Fourth much – every year at work we spend weeks and weeks doing these huge styrofoam sculptures, and then on the Fourth we take them down to the lake, float them for a couple hours, and then haul them back again before the fireworks start. Last year we had […]