No Place I’d Rather Be

17 Jun

I normally teach Saturday mornings, but with several students out of town on vacation, I miraculously had the morning off. Not only that, I had a very generous gift card for a local nursery that one of my graduating seniors gave me as a goodbye gift. Talk about bliss! Starbucks in hand, I browsed through the colorful flower displays and went completely nuts, choosing whatever I wanted with no residual guilt about spending too much money. My trunk stuffed with color, I headed home to plant.img_1413

I started with the back patio where the zinnias were on their last legs. I pulled everything out of the pots and started over. Here’s the final result. Can you tell I’m into pink and purple these days?

Next, I tackled the front porch, where the pots have been empty for months. I think it turned out really well.

Now I’m tired. I think I’ll sit on the front porch chair and gaze out over my kingdom.

There’s no place I’d rather be than the garden. Life is good.

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2 Responses to “No Place I’d Rather Be”

  1. Betty Pierskalla June 17, 2017 at 5:09 pm #

    Just lovely..I am envious of your gardening skills. All I have to do is touch a plant and it shrivels into this ghost-like form. Enjoy! Betty

  2. Bonnie Gerstenfeld June 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm #

    After your rest, can you wander across the street and make my house beautiful too πŸ˜πŸ€—

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