Nothing about my garden to report, but yesterday I did sit with my mother and page through the Jung Seed catalog with her. She pointed out some annuals that she'd like for me to plant in pots for her in the spring. My 85 year-old dad has been saying all winter that he's done with planting tomatoes, but now he's talking about having at least one plant. Here he is with his tomatoes and cucumbers in 2007.
The next time you're in San Diego and feel like you need a "break", you might want to head here.
This time-waster was mentioned in Redbook and since I'm a fan of wasting time, I decided to take a look. It was strangely relaxing. When you get to the website, click on Enter JacksonPollock.org and then follow these TIPS from Redbook: Drag the mouse around to create. Linger longer for bigger splotches of paint. Click to change colors. Press the space bar to clear the canvas.
Here's a sunset photo taken Christmas Eve at P & N's house. It's every bit as pretty as a sunset at the beach, so says the gal with her roots firmly planted in the north.