Happy May!

Posted by mrssmythe on May 6, 2018 in Garden, Seasons |

May began for us as it usually does – with a cheerful bouquet of flowers on the front step… …compliments of a gardening neighbor who is as thoughtful as she is talented. I look forward to this treat every year. These daffodils smelled so good! Do you see the little visitor that came in with […]

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Easter, a Downed Tree, and a Whole Lot of “God’s Eyes”

Posted by mrssmythe on April 19, 2017 in Celebrations, Chickens, Crafting, Critters, Garden, Ginger's Snaps, Seasons, Week in Review |

The daffodils are out at Springfield College! The girls and I noticed them (and whole-heartedly approved) when we were on campus last Friday. Other welcome spring color… Glory-of-the-Snow. Isn’t that a wonderful name for a plant? These are popping up in unexpected spots in the yard. I love them. The Flowering Quinces are getting ready […]

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Chickens and Firelight

Posted by mrssmythe on March 27, 2017 in Chickens, Crafting, Critters, Seasons, Week in Review |

More snow. More chickens. Well, technically not a lot more snow, but it did snow here this week,(very briefly) and the stuff that was already on the ground looks to be in no hurry to leave. We did have some nice, sunny days, though, which prompted more sessions in a lawn chair against the barn, soaking […]

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Daffodils and Marshmallows

Posted by mrssmythe on April 25, 2015 in CPT's Lens, Garden, Out & About, Seasons |

The daffodils are up all over town and especially in the yard of the people on Main Street whose beds are awash with the things every Spring. Isn’t it wonderful? Visiting this yard has become a pilgrimage of sorts for me. Another pilgrimage (though not an annual one) is driving south into Connecticut to visit our nearest Anthropologie store. […]

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Daffodil Lawn

Posted by mrssmythe on May 3, 2014 in Garden, Seasons |

I spotted this colorful display today, while driving Pepper to track practice: It looked like a lawn of daffodils. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many daffodils in one spot before. Of course I had to have some photos, so I asked Pepper to snap pictures for me while I drove past. I had […]

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