Monday, June 29, 2015

Gratitude Sunday

We are grateful for so many things.  Here is what comes to mind from this past week:

~ discovering several tiny toads in our garden (we think they are Tiny Eastern American Toads) - this one was about the size of a quarter - we are so happy to have toads in our yard as they are an indicator of a healthful environment, and of course to help with eating garden pests, and listen to them calling to each other at night

~ lovely friends who brought over delicious homemade drinks: homemade ginger beer and elderflower-lemon verbena water kefir for us!

~ simple nourishing meals that are still being spontaneously dropped off on our doorstep by friends since the arrival of our baby

~ lots of rain so we haven't needed to water the garden at all this week

~ first calendula blossoms (I love calendula and would plant it all over the garden if I could spare the space)

~ the arrival of summer!

~ peas, peas, peas and kale, kale, kale from the garden, and garlic that's almost ready to harvest

~ finding a Black Swallowtail caterpillar in the dill patch which our family is going to watch as it hatches into a gorgeous butterfly

~ a very inspiring topbar beekeeping workshop we hosted here on Saturday

What are you grateful for this week? 

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