Well wow I sure have had a busy past few weeks here in my little world! I feel bad for being neglectful of my blog, but I’ve been extremely busy and haven’t had the time, much less the inspiration for writing anything of value. Not that I do now either. 😉 But I do have an update on the relocating, remodeling & readjustments front as well as in the garden.
We’re all moved in over at my mom’s house. Not all unpacked, but moved, and man it has been an unbelievable amount of work! I’ve decided that I really rather hate moving. Well, I already knew that, but I am just reiterating it. I sure would love to just be able to “be” and never have to move ever again, but I have to face the fact that the ebb and flow of life is constantly filled with change and thus my moving days are most likely not over yet.
I think because this particular move was done in conjunction with all the remodeling, and has all taken place over the course of several months is the reason it has felt so very overwhelming, especially when it’s pretty much just been myself, my daughter, and my mom doing it all. I did have help here and there from my sis and also from a couple of good friends who stepped in along the way, and I am feeling very grateful for them. And for having enough stamina to even accomplish it all.
My last Relocating, Remodeling, & Readjustments post was about my room and I must say that I am very happy with it! It’s sort of weird being in my old room again that I grew up in, but because the decor is so completely different it has a whole new kind of vibe. I love it and feel so thankful.
Once I come up for air out from underneath the dozens of boxes piled everywhere I’ll try and take a few photos to share. Sorry, I know things are more fun to read with pictures. 😉
In gardening news…
With the chilly temps of autumn well underway here in Minnesota, the growing season is definitely done here, but my celery still seems to be coming right along, as is my oregano and rosemary. I am just going to leave them to it and hope that maybe my celery will eventually mature enough to harvest. As I mentioned in an earlier gardening post, my giant zucchini blocked the sun from reaching my celery for most of the summer, so I don’t know that it will reach the harvesting point before the real cold weather comes.
And just so this post isn’t completely devoid of photos, here are a couple I took earlier in the fall season when I managed to take a little bit of time in between all the moving to get out and enjoy some of the fall color…
This is from a day when my sis and I took a little drive up to Taylor’s Falls and I happened to have my camera along. It’s so lovely along the St. Croix River…~
And I snapped this shot one day on a drive with my mom to Annandale to bring her cat to the vet there. I love me the color of Maple trees in the fall!~
And this is a pretty little “bouquet” of autumn leaves I collected one day when I stopped in at a local park on a whim while out running errands. It’s taken with my cell phone so the quality isn’t the greatest, but you can still see how happy and colorful it was. I must say that I’ve never seen such a wonderful variety of beautiful colors all in one place before, and these were just a small sampling! ~
There are still some areas of lovely fall color in and around the Twin Cities, but it is all definitely coming to an end. With all of the stuff we moved out of my mom’s house and into her garage during the remodeling I had thoughts of trying to put together a garage sale before winter hits, but I decided the other day that it will just have to wait until spring. Oh spring, then it will be planting time again! 🙂