Art in Bloom

Spring happens in a day, just one day, in Minnesota. You wake up one morning, and over the course of the next eight hours the sun shines, something green or red emerges the ground or out of a tree branch, a girl in a flowered sundress rides a bike past you and BAM! Winter’s gone…

To do

In the middle of a staff meeting today, my mind and pencil wandered for a short spell, and I drew a familiar grid on my note pad. Along the top row were letters signifying the days of this week, and down the left side were 3 categories. I filled in the grid, in an effort…

Complicated

IMG_3034.JPG, originally uploaded by arahbahn. As you can deduce from the photo taken today, today was a fine day for blooming and for getting outside for some activity. I am so grateful not only for the hospitable weather, but for the hospitable air. Maybe I’ve seen too much sci-fi or played too many recent XBox…

Elephantitis of the Hosta

Thus far it’s a most excellent (and very early) year for almost all of the Hosta in my garden. This particular specimen (above-I think it’s “Blue Mammoth”) I’ve had for two years but only this spring is it getting as big as it’s supposed to. This one – I believe it is Hosta “White Christmas”-…