Coming second best is close to ideal
ctually, it is totally ideal when winning means you have to go on to the next heats in the competition, and you only entered on a whim and don’t have time (or inclination) to compete seriously. In that situation, second place is the perfect result. So I’m very pleased with the second place certificate I…
Mojosmom’s suggestion of a peach cobbler sent me off to Google. I’d only ever encountered cobblers in fiction, but Google quickly turned up a plethora of recipes, all completely different. In the end I found one that seemed to resemble what she’d described, so (after a bit of tweaking to adapt it to metric measurements,…
ll of a sudden the season has changed from autumn-that’s-really-late-summer to autumn-that’s-really-early-winter. So cold today! We didn’t at least get the promised hailstorm, but there was an icy wind all day, and some miserable drizzle just as I was walking to work this morning. Hard to believe just over a week ago I was walking…
Another very short entry
I’m glad I decided to stay up here for a few days instead of heading straight home yesterday (although I did miss out on the fun of showing off our award to all our colleagues). I’m having such a lovely relaxing time, with no particular plans, just wandering around, looking at stuff that takes my…
iving a speech tonight at Toastmasters – it’s my 6th speech, so that means I’ll be more than half way to my first qualification. I’m definitely seeing a benefit from attending (as well as having met new cool and interesting people, of course) – even though giving a speech is still nerve-wracking, I’m getting a…
So many choices!
I had a few friends around for a pot-luck dinner on Friday night. Not everyone I’d invited could make it – some were out of town, or had other plans, or cancelled because of illness (or in one case just forgot – I got a very apologetic email the next morning), but the few of…
Since I first learned about Ireland, when I think of it, I see that 3rd picture. I know this is Wales, not Ireland, but still…;-)
Even after all these years, I still find it slightly fascinating that someplace that feels as exotic as Wales has the same flowers that I have in my backyard (although mine bloomed about a month ago.) You have Texas flowers!!! 😉
Are those snowdrops in the sixth picture?
Aren’t they beautiful?
I remember when I visited Wales – I also, took a photograph of sheep – I have always wodered why !!!!
…. seriously! lovely springyness shots
Love the little lamb!
You have Alabama flowers, too! 😉