Thursday, November 25, 2010


Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Did I have a productive weekend, or what? Look at that-- neatly stacked plastic containers, each with a lid. Beautiful. And I did that after tree-trimming. I mean, really trimming, with axe and bow saw. The tools that cleared the prairie, son. I was up on the ladder, too. The Flower Lady worries so when I'm up there. So we won't tell her. I think a little "Don't ask, don't tell" is absolutely necessary sometimes, don't you?

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

White Christmas Coming

The Flower Lady reports that the big Christmas project is going very well. Here's a preview. You'll all have to visit the World's Foremost Display Gardens to see the whole thing. When it's done.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


Lots to catch up on! We went to the opera. Poor Violetta! She sang very well, especially considering that nasty cough. But you know, they didn't give her any flowers at the end. That disturbed me. I did see some floral decoration on the walls, so I took a picture.

That structure reminds me of the other structure: the Flower Lady made it as a demo for the class. They all made structures, and florally decorated them! And then they had to brave the parking lot on the windiest day of the season. But all structures survived and stood tall, I'm happy to report.

(By the way, those are the FL's watercolors from her student days on the wall.)

Friday, November 5, 2010

Haiku-like Entry

Last week was Ikebana Week.

The Flower Lady puts in some extra study.

The bowls all laid out. Looks like a game of Go.

The class went very well.

Contemplate this:

Thursday, November 4, 2010

More American Craftsmanship

In honor of Election Day, I'm showcasing some more American craftsmanship! My mother, God bless her, sewed several aprons for the Flower Lady's class. Here's the Flower Lady striking a pose. Stunning!

She also got a purply one made just for her!