lavender & dogs

It was an early morning in the gardens, and too pretty of a moment to not stop and take some photos. I have plants in various stages of everything, this is my favorite time. Even when a plant is done blooming, there is still so much beauty there, like my red Oriental Poppy. I might like this…

a trip within a trip

Seeing the suitcase on the sofa when I woke up was better than Christmas! Every single time. It meant that my parents were home from a long extended business trip. My immediate thoughts went something like this. It meant I didn’t have to listen to the ‘old lady’ who was taking care of us anymore….

Story is cruising into retirement!

It’s time to change things up for Story, here is wishing him a brilliant retirement! I wasn’t in the market for a puppy. Not really, but if you are a dog person you kind of always are to be honest. Franny was around five years old or so, Ocean almost three, we were hitting our…