The busy bee has no time for sorrow. ~ William Blake I’m definitely making progress on New Year’s resolution #1 – Learn about bees. Last weekend, I took a two-day class with Tonya Wells of Queen Bri’s Honey. It’s an exhaustive class covering everything from state restrictions to hive construction, best beekeeping practices, and pests.… Continue reading Let The Bee Adventure Begin!
First: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Robin, my sister-in-law. Hope you're having a wonderful day! I must admit that I was not going to compose a Six on Saturday post for today. We’ve had some lovely days in Oklahoma this past week; warm, sunny days. And I’ve been reading blogs and social media from near and far, and… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 1-12-2019
I wasn’t really sure if my garden project plans for 2019 would count towards my New Year’s resolutions, but then I used the phrase “I resolve to …” and everything seems to fit. So, here goes: In 2019, I resolve to: 1 – Learn about bees. I purchased a bee hive house last summer. My… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Winter To-Do List. In Oklahoma, we had our first big freeze last night. Seems appropriate that I would dedicate today’s Six on Saturday to my upcoming winter projects. I started collecting my winter projects in the middle of the summer. You know what I’m talking about ... those great finds that you discover but have… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 11-10-18
Technically it's still Saturday on the West Coast. You've heard the stories about Seattle and its rain. When I tell people that I lived there for ten years - that I actually lived there twice, by choice - I always get the looks and the verbal expressions concerning the endless rain. Yes, it rains. Yes,… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 10-20-18
This past week, Brad and I took our daughter on her first official college visit (University of Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner.) Brad and I were in la-la-land as the tour guides spoke of the endless areas of study, the series of guest lectures, the research opportunities, the study abroad programs, the clubs and activities. We yearned… Continue reading Lifelong Learner
Last Saturday, I spent the day on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas. My son Cooper is a junior there, and Brad and I went down for Family Weekend. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this university, it is a beautiful campus in the middle of an urban setting.… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 10-6-18