Sunday, December 29, 2013

It has been a fairly rainy Sunday, but since I planted some parsley and some rosemary the other day I am happy to have them watered.  I had thyme planted, but I think the woman I hired to weed  took it all out.  I will definitely plant more though...and leave better instructions next time.  Thyme is my favorite but I believe all herbs are very healthy additions to meals.

I was glad to have a sheltered spot for reading on the lanai.



Between the morning showers and the afternoon showers, I was able to get out for a bit of an exercise walk.  I stopped to enjoy some flowers.


This guy has Christmas decorations all locked up.  I am going to have to take quick cruise by here at night to see this in action.  I am intrigued by the roller coaster thing.

Well, I have no idea what I did to my finger.  It doesn't hurt, but it looks kind of funny:


Actually, it hurts if I look at it too long.  I know that's in my head, but it does look like it should hurt.

9 comments:

  1. Looks like a bug bite or perhaps some fiberglass has gotten beneath your skin. Keep a good eye on it to make sure it does not get a fever and does not spread.

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  2. I would love to plant cilantro, which I use in my cooking frequently. However, I hate the sight of slugs, which are attracted to vegetables. So I continue to buy veggies from the store.

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  3. I had to think twice when I read you had planted herbs. I pictured snow and frozen ground. And then I remembered "Oh, that's right! She's in Florida!'. I use herbs a lot in cooking.
    Enjoy the flowers and keep watch over that finger.

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  4. OH my your poor finger does look like it should hurt and badly. I wonder what you did do to it. It looks like it is sprang-ed. Hope by in the morning it looks and feels better.
    I have been keeping my fingers crossed I don't loose my rosemary to all of our cold. The plant is so big and pretty and I love using it. My other herbs are gone but hopefully in spring I can replant some.
    Thinking of you. I have missed blogging but my computer is seen its last days so I must break down and buy a new one.
    Sending you wishes for a very Happy New Year.
    Love
    Maggie

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  5. Oh my goodness! That finger doesn't look kind of funny, it likes kind of SORE! I can't imagine what happened that you did not notice at the time. Reminds me one time when I had a huge bruise on my back that I truly had no idea how it got there. I will blog about that some time. l love your reading nook. :)

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  6. Oh dear... That finger just doesn't look right. Don't you think you should have it looked at? That's worrisome.
    I do love that purple flower you took a photo of. I think my brother planted some thyme in our garden, but I don't think it's doing all that well.

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  7. Tabor has good advice. Do take care.
    Had to laugh at the over zealous helper you hired. Reminds me of my first job which was to weed a rock garden. When I was through, there were only rocks left.

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  8. My favorite herb is basil - love the smell and do use it in cooking... or salads or sandwiches. I use thyme also... but it hasn't really done well in my hanging baskets. May be that it gets too hot in the Texas sun.

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  9. Your poor finger does look very tender. Maybe a spider bite or something? One of my New Year's resolutions this year is to grow and use more fresh herbs. I'm in southern California -- I have no excuse I have just never done it! 2014 will be my year of fresh herbs!

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