Monday’s Rambles…just because I’m a bit scattered today

Big sigh. What a day here at work…6:30 am hit the ground running and it hasn’t stopped! I just keep focusing on the margarita I will be making myself when I get home. 🙂

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Over the weekend we stopped off at Lavender Ridge…and proceeded to get a $30 parking ticket “failure to obey traffic sign” ~ parking in the bike lane. WHAT?! I parked on the shoulder of the road! There is no Bike Path sign until you reach the bend in the road near the bridge! There is NO sign at the corner of 4th and Mayberry where I parked. Then on top of it…Lavender Ridge is EXPENSIVE! Patooey. I usually like to buy from local stores…but got so mad that I went to Lowes and bought myself a nice Hidcote lavender plant. It’s in a pot for now…I’ll plant it later next month at my new house when we move. I did love seeing all the bees on the lavender plants there…that was one good thing.

Hidcote Lavender ~ From Gorge Top Garden’s website:

A must have plant for anyone who is trying to create the cottage garden look. Lavender Hidcote is a compact plant growing to a height of only 14 inches, perfect for edging or creating a low growing hedge. Its beautiful blue-green foliage is evergreen and remains attractive throughout the year. The sweet perfumed fragrance of Lavender is strong in both the foliage and the gorgeous deep blue flowers. Flowers first begin to appear in mid July and continue to appear into the later parts of September.

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One of my faculty gave me a few tomato plants…this one is loading the maters on! It’s a cherry tomato plant of some sort. The biggest one is about 1″ round with the smallest being 1/8″ round. Also in pots…waiting for the move.

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Started back on the ps i quilt along (the one I shelved after realizing it had to be done in three weeks time…”easy peasy” for folks who don’t work outside the home, not so for folks who only have an hour at night every other day or so). I have the top left four sewn together…with the rest in pairs. Will try to work on it more tonight.

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Some more wildflowers from Verdi, NV area ~ along the Truckee river.

Chimney Ruins and foundation of Verdi Glen Resort & Verdi Timber Company.

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How I found Leo the other day…he’s such a bed hog.

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About sleepycathollow

I'm Michelle and live in Northern Nevada ~ beautiful mix of high desert and the Sierra.
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4 Responses to Monday’s Rambles…just because I’m a bit scattered today

  1. digipicsphotography says:

    Love your photos. Getting a ticket would have pi$$ed me off.

    • Michelle says:

      I’m pretty sure the City of Reno and Lavender Ridge were raking in the money over the weekend…wouldn’t doubt the place got a kick-back from the city for all the parking tickets.

  2. aprilsatelier says:

    Oh those rats… sorry about your ticket! Losers.

    But the lavender IS lovely, as are your pictures.

    OMG, I LOVE that quilt! Coming together beautifully… I love how the fabrics play so joyfully together. ;-p

    Leo needs belly kisses LOL!

  3. Tickled Red says:

    Back off the waffle cone lady 😉 (giggle) you crack me up. Love your quilt and all of the veggies. So sorry to hear about your parking ticket that was soooo invalid. Go get em’ girl!

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