Saturday, March 7, 2009

reBirth

Let me just avoid any seed planting, bean sprouting or fruit ripening cleverness and cut to the chase.


The Crazy Billionaire household got a new gardener on February 3. She's been a pretty good baby so far, generally scheduling her fussy awake times to mostly daylight hours. And she's left me more time than I expected for seed-starting, bed-digging and watering, if not garden blogging.

Her arrival has accompanied another tempting early Austin spring that has everything in the garden perilously sticking out stems, leaves and blossoms, and me, as usual, itching to plant with no idea where to put everything.

But those are minor problems. It's been, metaphorically, a long cold snowy winter, but here comes the sun and it's alright.

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9 Comments:

Blogger Katie said...

Congratulations on the family's newest gardener. I see she's already kept you busy for the last month!

March 7, 2009 12:55 PM  
Blogger Meg said...

Oooh, congratulations! She is adorable.

March 7, 2009 5:12 PM  
Blogger Mark said...

Love the pic and the entry, Ke.

March 8, 2009 8:47 AM  
Blogger flowrgirl1 said...

What a beautiful baby!!! Congratulations on the good sleeper.

March 8, 2009 9:50 AM  
OpenID east-side-patch said...

Congrats on your new addition Ke. She looks like a pea in a pod in that photograph. Our kids schedules have been thrown off because of the crazy time-change...aaarggh!
Regards,
ESP.

March 10, 2009 12:02 PM  
Blogger Lancashire rose said...

Congratulations on your precious bundle. Did you not grow leeks this year? I saw some baby leeks at the garden store and thought "shall I buy some and have a go" then I thought again. I'm going to wait until someone tells me exactly how to do it!

March 10, 2009 2:32 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

congrats senor

March 11, 2009 10:32 PM  
Blogger Kevin said...

Congrats Kelly! Your little one will be out in the garden with a spade digging up your seedlings in no time.

March 13, 2009 12:43 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Congratulations on your new addition! What a precious baby. She's definitely a keeper.
:-)

April 6, 2009 6:55 PM  

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