Ahhh… man, it’s been a long week (and it didn’t even begin until Tuesday!). And I’m finally sitting here in my jammies with a (decaf) latte, listening to Johnny Cash. I can thank Ansen for the inspiration, but it fits the mood of this cloudy day. Some of the laundry is done. Most of the dishes are clean. You can see the floor of our bedroom again. The baby is sleeping. I just finished a couple of loads of laundry. Now to recap this crazy (fussy) week.
I don’t know if Avelea is having a growth spurt, teething, out of her routine because of travel, or all of the above, but she has been mostly fussy every single day this week. I know babies sometimes just need to cry, but seriously, I have a perpetual headache from the constant wailing. We did have a tiny little bright spot today, though.
Anyways, I promised an update on my almost forgotten “garden.” And it’s still alive… kind of. The potatoes (black pot) are growing like crazy! The tomatoes (orange pot) are sustaining. The basil (blue pot) is slow going…
I do have a bug problem though. My poor mint (orange pot) is being eaten up by tiny little mouths. I decided to move it away from the edge of the grass, maybe make it harder for the tiny mouths to find. The lettuce (green pot) from last year (it went to seed & replanted itself!) is doing ok. The new babies are sprouting. The yellow pot… well… I think I planted chives. I don’t remember. Maybe I forgot to? But nothing is coming up.
We’ve been talking about making a raise garden bed (since we can’t seem to keep weeds out of the ones at ground level). So maybe next weekend we’ll tackle that project? Or maybe we won’t and pots will be enough for this year? We’ll see, but the tomatoes will need to be transplanted soon before they get much bigger.
Welp, I think that’s about all I got for tonight. Tomorrow we (Ansen and I) get to go on a date! Vonda has
begrudgingly agreed to watch miss Avie. (She’s only been asking us when we need to go on a date since the first time I brought Avie to visit daddy at work.) We’re going to go watch the Hunger Games! I’m sure Ansen will have plenty to say about it, so you can look forward to that.