A couple weeks ago on our walk back from the school bus my daughter informed me that everyone’s front yard looked much better then ours and that in fact ours was “embarrassing”. All righty then. Nothing like the unabashed truth to motive you.
I forgot to take pictures at the very beginning, but you didn’t really want to see that anyway.
After a weekend of digging out all the dead plants (lots and lots of them) and leaves here’s what we had..
Yup, dirt and not much else. Well that and some really sore muscles.
After another weekend’s work we have a few more plants, better dirt, working sprinklers, and more sore muscles.
We still have quite a bit to go and as you’ve probably guessed by now gardening is not really my thing, so I’m not looking forward to it. My little glitter queen however loves it. The dirt, the bugs, the flowers, and even pulling the weeds (she calls them bad guys). She makes it almost fun, so I’m really trying.
This is much more to my taste ..
and a lot more satisfying in terms of visible progress. Zoom Zoom is done (both socks), the pattern is written, and it’s off to test knitters! It should be ready for download next week.
Lots of other knitting and pattern writing is going as well. I’m pushing to have a number of things ready for Sock Summit and our cross country RV trek.
Speaking of Sock Summit, did you register? After a lot of refreshing and confusion I did manage to get tickets for all the events and one class. How about you?