Thursday, August 21, 2008

Garden Produce

Garden Produce, originally uploaded by Melsky.

Tomatoes, spicy Thai basil, Italian basil, mint and chives from my garden.

The tomatoes have taken a while to ripen. It's been very cool here, especially at night. Tomatoes need hot nights to ripen properly.

My acorn squash died, it got all moldy from the rain every day. But the zucchinis, dill, marjoram and corriander are doing well.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

New House

New House, originally uploaded by Melsky.

This is the house that we will hopefully be buying. We find out on Friday.

Note: We did not buy this house.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Sunflowers in the Sun

Sunflowers in the Sun, originally uploaded by Melsky.

Sunflowers, sunflowers, sunflowers. And my garden. That seems to be all I write about lately. I've been staying home a lot since my trip. I've had several minor illnesses and just not feeling much energy. Even so I did manage to go out drinking and dancing one night, which I will write about later.

The big news is that we are buying a house. It's in Tipp Hill (or I should really say on Tipp Hill I guess). It wasn't my first choice of houses but the only thing I really don't like about it is that it's got only one bathroom. The bathroom is off the kitchen, and it's huge and has been re-done. So has the kitchen. It has a huge garage which used to be a barn. We really don't need that though. The yard is small, which is nice that it's low maintanance but I was hoping to have a huge vegetable garden next year. I think it will be a good house for us. Now I have to schedule an inspection!

Friday, August 8, 2008


Caterpillar, originally uploaded by Melsky.

These caterpillars are eating the dill in my garden.

Sunday, August 3, 2008


Orange Sunflower, originally uploaded by Melsky.

The birds and squirrels ate most of the sunflower seeds I planted but a few of them did grow and this one is the first to bloom.