Just One More

Just One More

August 16, 2021 and the year is moving away from me in rapid fashion. Taking a stroll around the property and wondering as I wandered. “Has anything survived this heat?” There is no sprinkler system here; so, if I don’t water it, there is only...
Summer Waves Good-bye

Summer Waves Good-bye

August 13, 2021 and it’s also a Friday. I always look for something good on Friday the Thirteenth. Perhaps we find what we look for. Don’t look to be unlucky — look to be blessed. As the Summer winds down and the kids head back to school, I’ve...
Seriously Good

Seriously Good

Who would have guessed that such a lovely yellow (orange?) blossom as we see here could develop into something so versatile as zucchini. Let me confess — I had to learn to spell it. Maybe by the end of this blog; you will also have learned to spell this green...
Taking  A Ramble

Taking A Ramble

The Prayer Garden at Fountain Inn First Baptist church is rather photogenic. This bench, pictured at the top, looks inviting. The petunias are overflowing their containers and makes me wonder why I can’t grow flowers like that. The Rambling Gardener is feeling...
Summer in the South

Summer in the South

Summer is in full swing here in upstate South Carolina. My yard is looking tired. Having spent most of 2020 in a wrist brace (tendinitis) made it impossible to make any progress. This year has shaped up to spend time recovering from a pinched sciatic nerve. Thanks to...
Which Way to the Zoo?

Which Way to the Zoo?

We have lived on this property for more than thirty years. Having eight acres all to ourselves is more of an escape than it used to be. Once upon a time, we could sight in a rifle in the front yard. Now we have neighbors. The time has come to only shoot handguns in...

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