Peacock tail feathers up close.
Peacock tail feathers up close.

Tag: gardening

  • Spring!


    Nope, not dead… just busy and overworked. These tulips are from my garden. Happy spring! © Mariam d’Eustachio at Simply Turquoise 2016.

  • Fresh From the Garden!

    I had a little baggie in my freezer with about 10 harmless-looking little peppers in it. My friend from Trinidad gave them to me last year, fresh from the garden. At the time she warned me they were hot, but I forgot. Beware those island peppers, oh my. I wish I had a picture of…

  • Only Mostly Dead

    This was a harsh winter. The only plants that seemed to survive were the weeds. My bay plant, rumored to be more than 50 years old, died. We cut it down and this is all that’s left. It was fragrant as we burned the old bay branches, in a funeral pyre sort of way. As…

  • “Afternoon Delight”

    On Day 2 of the Furlough/Shutdown/Political Clustermess that the United States government was inflicting on us all, Stuart embraced his status as temporarily unemployed. Think pajamas all day and “Anchorman” playing on continuous loop on the tele: This was his favorite clip. However, we did accomplish a few things around the house, but none of…

  • Shutdown 101

    I am trying to focus on the positive. For instance: Why yes I AM the sole breadwinner of the house! Doesn’t that give me a sense of accomplishment? Well, no, since we would all starve if that was normally the case. How does one cope with a government shutdown when one’s spouse works for the…

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