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Instant Gratification

As I weeded around my yard today I thought of something a neighbor recently said. "I love that I can instantly see the results of my hard work."
In a world where instant results are de rigeur, I agree that some garden work especially eradicating weeds, can feed that desire better than anything.

My garden areas still need a lot of work. I weeded around my lavender plants today and pruned them. They look better and I got that self satisfaction my neighbor referred to.

About two weeks ago I laid down newspapers over a large weedy area in the soon to be expanded flower garden. I still have more to do, but what I did do felt like such an accomplishment. Funny how laundry has never given me the same feeling...

My son spotted a hummingbird moth at rest on one of the sage plants yesterday and I got a photo. I love these insects and have never seen one just chilling out.



Let's talk about an epic I just finished.

I never had John Steinbeck assigned to me for English. Some of you a…

Sometimes You Need A Good Cry

Saw this video on Going Gently and after crying figured I should post it as well.



Cheers!
MissFifi

Irish pensioner living in a 280-year-old cottage with no modern conveniences

Irish pensioner who lives like we all used to back in the day. Good for her. Read here.

Sometimes it is best to disconnect. To get back to the land, to remove ourselves from the news, read a book, or just take a walk and be present.

Side note: I have to admit that running water and flush toilets are my most favorite inventions so camping is clearly out for me. :)

Have a great day.

Cheers!
MissFifi