Wee green plums

While strolling through our garden and enjoying the flowers, Mama and I discovered that our plum tree is now starting to fruit! Aren’t they cute? Today’s #OneGoodThing was finding wee green plums with Mama! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Day 117 of 365. And Day 1,213 in a row (here’s the…

Plum blossoms and Abutilon

Our plum tree burst into these gorgeous white blossoms, which then led us to discover that Mama’s beloved Abutilon has also started blooming. We were so thrilled these delicate red flowers made it through the cold. Today’s #OneGoodThing was discovering the plum blossoms and red Abutilon with Mama. What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share…

Chilly, yummy Sunday

After such a busy week, Mama and I were glad to have a restful Sunday at home. I baked fresh almond puffs for brunch, which we washed down with hot coffee and chai. In the afternoon, Mama and I walked around our back yard and surveyed our garden’s progress ahead of this week’s forecasted frost.…

Tiny plum buds are back

Mama and I meandered through our back yard oasis together this morning, examining our garden’s progress before tomorrow’s predicted frost. Besides watering our newly planted fruit trees and seeing what flowers have survived, we were happy to discover tiny green and white buds all over our Santa Rosa plum tree! Upon pruning earlier this year,…

Bird’s nest in our plum tree

Mama and I were enjoying the afternoon sunshine in our backyard when we discovered a bird’s nest in our plum tree. We think they migrated to our yard after a neighbor recently removed a massive tree from their yard that housed many birds. Discovering this sweet little nest was today’s #OneGoodThing. Day 86 of 365.…

Plum blossoms and sunshine 

We’ve had a lot of stormy, rainy weather lately, and we’ve been really sick for a while. So it was no small thing when the sun came out today and we were able to enjoy it. By this afternoon, I finally was able to be around light again after another terrible migraine. We decided to sit…