Showing posts from May, 2009

Pre-Summer Blues

lol... well, not the blues I guess. Just the... blahs. The lack of sleep is wearing on me, the housework is a never-ending losing battle. We've had two warm days that caused night sweats. Maybe it's pre menopause? It's noisy all the time. And when it is calm in the house,it is the noise from all the happy neighbours and children. Not that I begrudge them their happiness, but must it be so loud? I know it's just a matter of small lots, the houses are quite close to one another. But there seems to be no place or time in my day when I can meditate, or regenerate. There is a window of time between about 11pm and 1am that little Demetrio actually sleeps. On his own, in his VERY own crib. That is my ME time. Time spent not cleaning, or nursing, or rocking or feeding people etc., but his crib is right next to my bed, so I usually end up plugging headphones into my laptop and watching an episode of House. (I'm way behind). I've tried quietly meditating, but by

The Rain. She is Falling...

The spring flowers and new leaves are bright against the grey of the day. Apple blossoms are scattered across the grass and the tulips are bent under the onslaught of the rain. It is beautiful though. The contrast. My seedlings are growing like crazy, I need to get them into the ground and into their pots respectively. The Gaucho beans have popped through their little bed outside. Inside, Cocoa Beans, Cukes, Butternut Squash, Mrs. Van's climbing Peas... they are about 6 inches tall now. I tore open the pellets a bit and planted them into some little Jiffy pots. If all goes well, I hope to get them outside this weekend. Ive had them out during the day and brought them in at night. A bit behind are my tomato and pepper seedlings. Of course, I am shamefully late at getting them started, but they will be in the greenhouse, so maybe this will help. All the seeds except for two made it. One did not come up at all, and one came up but had its head stuck in the seed shell and that was it f