danistrulytheman

I'm STILL a self confessing, self professing know-it-all, or so I think!


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Wow! What A Summer!

Mid August already, lows of 15, highs of 25 during the past month and a half is what we’ve had, and I’m loving it! Cool nights, warm days. A/C off, windows wide open. Great temps for running too. My perfect summer!


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Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Clematis!

LOVE admiring my Clematis … planted smack dab in the middle of my walkway as I leave/come home … clinging & climbing its decorative garden stake …

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Downtown Damage!!

… even before I strapped on my Sauconys this morning, was aware of last night’s storm damage watching my morning TV news channels. It’s bad enough dealing with the assortment of hazards I have to contend with on a daily basis … I can’t tell how many car hoods I’ve smacked startling oblivious drivers, making them aware of my existence, my right-of -way, not to mention arms flailing, gesturing to pay attention to pedestrians … but this tops ’em all. Roadblock! Now, I ain’t no arborist, but I’m betting this tree was well over a hundred years old, maybe even two?!

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… so this is what all the fuss was about? …

Wondering why the nonstop tandem Cardinal dive-bombing as I nonchalantly went ’bout my business, strolling back and forth the side of my house doin’ my waterin’ duties?! Don’t they know all that chirping and flyby buzzing BRINGS attention to cluelesshuman exposing all attempted covertness? Brainless birds!! Didn’t take long for cute-as-a-button-chickie to hopelessly happen by …

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Angry Bird 1 …

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Angry Bird 2 …

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a wheelbarrow challenged gardener is what I am

… and ’cause of this, I’ve got a broken back (ok, so NOT broken … but danisembellishmentpermitted VERY VERY SORE!! … goes nicely with my green thumb, don’t ya think?), at least a hundred 10 gallon buckets worth filled with dirt and then carried 20 metres to my mound broken back is what I’m talkin’ ’bout. Pity me, please! 😥