A few photos of my calico cat, Coco, helping me out in the garden. Hint...she's not really helping.
New Morning Routine
I don't know about you, but I am over summer. It's like a switch has gone off. I used to think it was just going back to work after summer break every year. Even as the going back to date kept getting further and further pushed back, until it was August 2nd! There is nothing about August 2nd in Tennessee that says fall, but it didn't matter, I was officially in fall mode.
Coco Kitty in the Chives
Now that I'm retired from teaching, there is nothing official for me to declare it fall. But it doesn't matter, I have. I've already made Apple Streusel Muffins with Maple Glaze and Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins and this weekend I'm doing a slow braised chicken.
Fall is my very favorite season and if I want to start enjoying it a little early, I will!
Garlic Chives - Go Away!
Coco is helping me this morning as I pull up the garlic chives. Pull up chives? Why?? Because garlic chives are bullies. They will gladly take over my entire herb bed. Here is post I did on Garlic Chives in happier times. Now, I only leave about one clump of them and cut off their flowers.
For my artsy photo today, I used Topaz Labs: