May 2007

  • Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

    Burrito in Paradise

    Today was a great day. For one, I’m off work, but even more so, I actually feel a sense of accomplishment. A feeling I rarely have at work.I have taken a two week vacation to prepare for the lavender festival and lots of other little things that [...]
  • Monday, May 28th, 2007

    We're budding baby!

    This field is so close to being in full bloom. It's only buds right now, but a few more days of sunshine and the purple haze is going to knock your socks off!I just love this life of lavender!
  • Saturday, May 26th, 2007

    Mind games

    When the phone rang this morning, for a quick second my inner voice said, “It’s her.” Simultaneously, while that little voice was matter-of-factly informing me of who was ringing my telephone, reality rang through my head like a 3-alarm fire [...]
  • Friday, May 25th, 2007

    Faaarm livin’ is the life for me

    It’s raining cats and cows here today. In fact, we’ve had so much rain, the water is all the way up to the dock in the tank. As luck would have it, or maybe I should say, as Mother Nature would have it, we’re open this weekend. If it keeps up, [...]
  • Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

    It's a disease

    Since I’m on a picture taking roll, I thought I would share these pictures with you. I took these on Saturday, but like always I was an hour late and a dollar short.All day long this gorgeous monarch butterfly (not the one in the picture) was [...]
  • Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

    We're Sprouting Kids & Lavender

    I just have to share this picture of Joan's cutie-pies with y'all. I can't believe how big they are getting! They are sweet kids and I love them like my own. I took this picture 3 days ago on Saturday, the 19th.We had a great weekend! As always, my [...]
  • Friday, May 18th, 2007

    Buck, Blooms, and let's just hold off on The Bang

    Since I haven’t checked in for a couple of days, I thought I would just get in a quick message. It’s a super busy time for us, so I don’t have a specific story to tell you because I haven’t caught my breath yet. It’s been a typical [...]
  • Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

    An Officer and A Gentleman

    … and a Farmer, and a Pilot, and a Scuba Diver, and a fly fisherman, and a Conservationist, and a Ham Radio Operator, and an Athlete, and an Oceanographer, and a Wall Street Stock Trader, and a Sailor, and a Cowboy.Yes, I’ve just described a few [...]
  • Sunday, May 13th, 2007

    Happy Mother's Day!

    Although I didn’t have the opportunity to raise a 2-legged son, I did raise a delightful 4-legged son named, Buckaroo. He has grown up to be such a respectful and well-behaved young man.Buckaroo is 14 years old, and we received the dreaded news [...]
  • Friday, May 11th, 2007

    Please let me clean before you clean ...

    Guess what I did today? I took a day off work! But, wait. Don’t get too excited for me wondering how I spent a blissful day free of e-mail, voice mail, conference calls, and deadlines. I didn’t spend a day at the spa or a late morning just [...]

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