Ouch. Sorry I've been so out of touch - it's ironic that, when one has the most to say, life is moving at such a fast pace that it's difficult to take the time to really put down. I have over 150 unread Bloglines and I expect that it will take me until next weekend to finally catch up with all your lives.
I finally arrived home a day late and a dollar short. Moving is so very painful for me and I just couldn't get out the day I wanted to. I stopped off in western NY to pick Barley up - he'd been staying with his 'grandparents' since before my brother's wedding.
We had our first party when my parents came to town the next afternoon.
We went to our community garden plot.
Hmmm. 'Nuff said about that right now. Soon I'll post some photos of the results of the work Rock Star and I did this weekend on it - it's already looking muchmuch better.
Since then, I've been eating lots of good food...
... taking naps in the sun with Teak...
... and waiting on flowers to bloom.
And then I was reminded that my body likes to get sick when I finally relax.
In the meantime, Rock Star gave me a birthday gift! Her name is June and here she is on her ride home, all shiny and new:
This is how happy I was, even though I was sick:
I took her to the garden plot on her maiden voyage.
Thanks, Rock Star! I love her!
The following posts will showcase two of my other favorite birthday gifts - one from a dear pre-blog friend and the other from a new friend that I've met through this great forum. For now, I should