My Mother's legacy to my garden, her lilacs, are blooming this week.
They always bloom for Mother's Day.
Their scent is so sweet.
Mother's Day was a pleasant day for a backyard get together with my boys
and a zoom session with my daughter's family.
As it is Thursday I am sharing the day with my blogging friends at
The image above is today's page from my
Seize the Day Desk Calendar by Robin Pickens
It has been a quiet week, mostly sunny, sometimes breezy,
with occasional showers.
When I visited my friend, Colette @ What about Rheema?,
she mentioned that she has wanted to make "Lilac Sugar."
I have never heard of this so I googled it and found:
My lilacs are in full bloom, so I seized the day and ran right out and snipped ...
... and snipped ...
I will let you know how this tastes.
I have been sitting a lot recently and reading this book,
which was given to me by a friend.
It is a memoir by naturalist and adventurer Sy Montgomery.
I like memoirs.
When I have been inside in the evening, I have been re-watching the
BBC's Call the Midwife series lately.
This is based on the memoirs of Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth.
The books are on my "Books to Read" list.
Has anyone read them?
How factual is the television adaptation?
One of my favorite episodes is the one where the community choir sings
The actual choir is
The new canopy is working well.
Now I need to recover the cushions.
As I did not have any outdoor fabric in my stash, I ordered some on sale from
Blue Stripe Outdoor Fabric from Fabric.com while is was recently on sale.
I hope to have this fabric by the weekend.
Sitting outside in the yard has been lovely.
May you have a Happy Thursday, my friends!