Daily Archives: March 3, 2012

Before and after

After two hours in the yard today, both of my little plots of earth look much better.  I still have a ways to go in the back yard as I clean up winter’s mess, but the outlines are stronger and the possibilities are becoming clear.

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My journey to Lowe’s this morning opened up for me a wealth of flower options.  This is going to be a wildflower year, with zinnias, hollyhock, and others goodies thrown around too.

I planted a raspberry bush today too.


This shot is of me at home in 1985.  I’m reading the state Baptist newspaper.  Behind me (in the corner of my townhouse dining room) are the desk, bulletin board, and file cabinet that were my home office as I worked in regional admissions for Southwest Baptist University.  The map shows my portion of the state, plus the Kansas City metro area.

I was so thin……