Monthly Archives: June 2012

Music in the Gardens

It was Bombadil tonight at Duke Gardens. Have you been to a show yet at Duke Gardens? It makes for a great Wednesday. It’s worth the drive.  You can bring a picnic, and take your shoes off, and drink wine while … Continue reading

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Unproductive

First week of summer, and my productivity is at a low ebb. I am plowing through the to-do list at work this week, if by “plowing through the to-do list” you mean “lollygagging on my morning walk, taking long lunches … Continue reading

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Kirby Derby

Kirby Derby is my new favorite.  Were you there?  The theme this year was the End of the World.  As in, Mayan apocalypse and all of that. This was my first derby.  Tracy and Gregg have family living on Kirby; Travis … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

I made fried green tomatoes for dinner. If you got to that first sentence and rolled your eyes, because seriously, who cares what I ate for dinner?  I’d completely understand.  It’s not really about the tomatoes, though. This week the … Continue reading

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Dawes

“I am going to throw my clothes onstage,”  I told Julia. “Race you,” she said. “I think I love him,” I told her. “I’ll bet he’ll travel the world with you,”  she said. “I’ll bet he’s a fantastic campfire cook, … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Lush, people.  My garden grows lush.  See? I’m kind of shocked.  It was exactly seven weeks ago that I planted this sweet little community garden plot. I’ve checked on in periodically, and admired its progress.  And then I turn my … Continue reading

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Breakwater Light

Yesterday a fog rolled in.  It covered the coastline with a big, cold, damp, blanket.  I went for a drive. Waaayyy down the coast, I stumbled across this little lighthouse.   To see it, you have to make your way … Continue reading

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