Thursday, March 31, 2011

another terrific thursday

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence,
the second listening, the third memory,
the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Solomon Gabriol

I don’t know too much about Solomon Gabriol – though totally agree with the above …

Things I love today

Homemade bread
Quiet hours
Red nail polish
New opportunities
Cold slaw

I hear the sun is supposedly going to grace us with its presence for a bit tomorrow. I so hope it will. This gloomy weather gets my spirit feeling blah.

I may have adopted a pregnant cat. She is the cutest little thing. She looks far too young to be a momma. I can’t figure out who she belongs with … and she has been hanging around [looking at the birds too much] for a couple of weeks, so I decided I better feed her. She needs to eat, and I love all of the birds she has had her eyes on. I set up a little space for her in the laundry room. A soft dog bed, next to her food and water … she seems comfy.

Pork Sausage with Honeyed Red Cabbage
This new recipe came out so good … delicious … it was a yummy dinner last night and then lunch again today. The photo doesn’t do it justice … I tried.

Week 4 … News from the Garden:

In spite of the rain and the cold, the plants are doing pretty well. I have been concerned about them all during the past week; usually covering them up at night and/or moving them around hoping to give them a comfortable place to bloom and grow – bloom and grow. The lettuce seems to be thriving in the cold‘ness’.  And most of the plants grew during this weird weather week. The ones that didn’t [most herbs, green pepper and spaghetti squash] I didn’t take new photos of … hoping for growth from them next week. I am hoping that sunshine for a couple of days will give all of them a great spurt of strength and growing. 
 cherry tomatoes
 mixed greens
 yellow [summer] squash
 wedding flowers

March seemed, for me, to fly by. I can’t believe tomorrow is April 1st. Love that it is going to be April … filled with warm weather and beauteous flowers everywhere. I do have an issue [challenge ... something] with April 1st being April Fools Day. Grrrrr. In all of my years on this planet [this time], I have yet to encounter intelligent humor on this ‘jokester’ day. I will be pretty much in hermit mode tomorrow.

Don’t forget the GIVE-A-WAY … leave me a comment of your favorite piece of PatriciaA Wearable Art before Noon on April 5th
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Happy Day!
Until tomorrow xo♥  


  1. Grow wedding flowers, GROW! Please!

  2. they are loving the sunshine today ... xo