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Monday, June 23, 2014

A Good Day

I hope your Monday is off to a good start. Today is a good day. Beautiful morning and lots of good things going on. I am spending so much time out in the garden. There is so much to look at and watch grow. I have harvested squash now.

I made jam from the blackberries and there are tiny cantaloupes on the vines now.

I just love looking at the tiny little cantaloupes.

There are lots of little tiny cucumbers. I really hope I get enough to make jars of pickles.

I finished a couple of rugs this week. I got one bound and finished but the next one is going to have to wait until it gets cooler. It is just too hot to sit and bind a rug in my lap.

I had such a lovely time working on this little rug. All of the designs just made me so happy. This little rug is a pattern by Cathy at The Orange Sink.. I also did another rug that I have done before. Just because I love this design so much.

I just love all of the designs in this one. I drew out a new pattern this weekend that I hope to start as soon as I dye some wool.

I hope to get some zucchini relish made this week. I have one jar left that I have been hoarding. It will nice to be able to use it up now. I had Ron cut up some wood for me. I hope to be able to show you a quick little project.

I hope all is well and the weather is perfect. It is after all Monday, and my list is longer than  I have daylight.

~Kim~


And envy and pride, like weeds, kept growing and higher and higher in her heart, so that day and night she had no peace.
---"Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs," The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm,
Lore Segal, 1973

14 comments:

  1. Busy woman and never at a loss for things to do, hey? Love watching your garden grow. Your rugs...well, it's difficult to believe that you've not been hooking for very long. YAY for you!!! xo

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  2. Oh, I love a brand spanking new day!! So many wonderful possibilities!!
    Darling rugs, and I still adore your sunflowers!!

    Enjoy this wonderful season.
    Also, I'm looking forward to seeing your new project.

    K.

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  3. i love that last image! looks like a painting!

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  4. Your sunflowers are gorgeous and your rugs are too. You've really been busy hooking and one more design on the way.

    I love that you enjoy watching your garden grow. I do too and it's always like Christmas when something new pops up. Sometimes a day makes a whole world of difference.

    Have a great week.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  5. I love looking at your garden with you! Today I picked the second zucchini of the season. And need to tie up some tomatoes....

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  6. Love browsing the garden with you! Looking good! I have somehow let the morning get away with me doing less then I should have, Hopefully my afternoon will be more productive, lol! Enjoy the rest of your day!

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  7. Now I know what you are doing today! Yay for harvest. We pulled one radish up and it was tiny, but Jenny ate it and was amazed!
    I love your rugs so much! All of the designs appeal to me.
    I'm so proud of my friend who grows cantaloupe! YOU!

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  8. You've had a very busy day! I'm hoping our cantaloupes will mature and ripen. Sometimes that process is interrupted.:(

    A bit of an annoyance with Blogger today. The blogs I follow will not all appear on my Dashboard.

    Have a good evening!

    xo Nellie

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  9. Oh, I love zucchini relish. And it's good to see your garden doing so well...
    Love your rugs. I sure understand it being a little too hot for binding!

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  10. It's nice to see your pumpkin patch 'growing' in your banner !
    Your new projects are so much fun. Zucchini Relish...hmm, would love that recipe. It sounds delish !
    Rose

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  11. Your rugs are so adorable! I love going out a couple of times a day just to check on our garden ... whatever did I do before we had a garden? ;-)

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  12. you are so very creative kim, your crafts are works of art!!

    i don't know how you manage all that gardening in the heat. it hasn't been too bad here but i know your temperatures have been high!!!

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  13. Your garden looks fabulous, Kim! I'm guessing that's irrigation hose I see there? Do you always have to irrigate, or is it just super dry this year? I love looking at the tiny veggies as they form. I just couldn't help it...tonight at supper I cut a bunch of baby zucchini and fried them up. They were sooo good! Hope you have a great week!

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  14. Kim, your garden looks great . I love your sweet rug! Hugs cheri

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