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So how’d I do?

No groceries, no recycling. I did this instead.

tablet weaving

Doesn’t that look like more fun? Remember when I said I had a new beginner class worked out – that’s it. Really.

I planted the world’s smallest pea patch, and it still looks like I buried a corpse in my front yard. No sprouts yet, but it’s supposed to rain for a couple of days so they should be very happy.

world's smallest pea patch

I admired the tulip sprouts. Frequently.

tiny tulip

Except when the other flowers were distracting me.

dwarf iris

You can see how that might happen, I’m sure.

I even got the hot cross buns made, though they didn’t make it into the oven until this morning.

currant buns

All in all, not too bad.

3 Comments on “So how’d I do?”

  1. #1 Laura
    on Mar 22nd, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    Tulip evolution!

    I discovered a new plant on Saturday–Oregon Fawn Lily, a charming little wildflower. I’ll post photos at some point.

  2. #2 Katrin
    on Mar 23rd, 2010 at 4:21 am

    We got some tulip bulbs from Amsterdam as a present last winter, and they are doing fine and are being admired very frequently as well (I can see them from my desk). Plus a lot of surprise bulbs left in the garden by the previous tenants, and some of them seem to be tulips too – it will be very tulippy here soon, I think.

    And grocery shopping… don’t you have some service like that in your region? Something like a grocery box, delivered weekly? We have one, and boy does it ever cut down on the shopping time and frequency! Plus you get added creativity in cooking (“Uh, what is that? And what am I supposed to do with it? Internet recipe search to the rescue!”) and that totally incredible possibility to imagine being a 19th century household of importance with a good-sized mansion somewhere a bit out in the country, currently staying in your town house and having the crops from that mansion kitchen garden delivered there.

  3. #3 Phiala
    on Mar 24th, 2010 at 9:00 am

    I admired tulips at the Amsterdam flower markets and took notes. Then I ordered some after I got home, so that someone else could deal with the import restrictions and inspection paperwork. Those are the ones I’m anxiously awaiting.

    We get a veggie box in the summer, but that doesn’t start until June. I still need to make the weekly trip for bread and milk and such, and this time of year for vegetables too. Still haven’t been, but fortunately in no danger of starvation.