An All-Over-the-Place Song-ography

5 May

I was anxious to get some of my garden in over the weekend, so I burned the leftover brush that was out there.

Fire_7948ew

I was going to plant my garlic and then see if I could get my uncle to come till the rest of it with his big tiller.  But my tiller wasn’t working.

Fire_7943ew

Then the rain came.  I haven’t made any progress other than getting it burned.  I’m extra anxious to get my garden going because I didn’t get to have one last year with my foot surgery.  I’m almost out of several things. The most distressing to me is the roasted tomato sauce.

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I only have three jars left.  While I would have enjoyed sitting out on the deck eating at my little bistro table this evening, two things kept me from doing it.  First, it’s still raining.

Stella

Stella

And second, Stella.  Whenever I sit outside, she promptly comes up and puts her big nose under my elbow and not-so-gently tosses it up to let me know that she really wants me to pet her.  If I tried eating out there, I’d end up throwing a meatball over my head.

spaghetti_8218ew

I guess that means I’ll stick with sitting at the coffee table and watching the news while I check my e-mail.  The joys of being single!

Sharing with Song-ography where this week’s song is Billy Joel’s Scenes from an Italian Restaurant.

22 Responses to “An All-Over-the-Place Song-ography”

  1. TexWisGirl at 6:37 pm #

    i’m thinking stella would win with that bistro table situation. 🙂

    • Teresa at 6:45 pm #

      I know I’d never get a bite to eat. She really sends my whole arm flying with that big nose.

    • pattisj at 6:56 pm #

      I have to agree with Tex!

      • Teresa at 8:52 pm #

        I’m sure she would too.

  2. Freda Mans at 7:15 pm #

    I really love that second fire shot!

    • Teresa at 8:53 pm #

      Thanks. We’re so windy here, I have a hard time finding a good still time to burn.

  3. If you can can your own tomatoes they so much better than in a metal can. Tom The Backroads Traveller

    • Teresa at 8:53 pm #

      I hate that I don’t have enough to last me until my garden is planted and I can can some more this summer.

  4. Pat at 8:38 pm #

    Oh, Stella!

  5. Margaret at 1:00 am #

    I love the second fire shot. Mesmerizing . Stella so lovely

    • Teresa at 6:46 am #

      It is fun to watch a fire! It reallly is mesmerizing.

  6. Beth at 6:05 am #

    fire shots are pretty. happy week!! ( :

  7. Eileen at 6:52 am #

    Yum, spaghetti is my favorite food.. Your Stella looks so cute. I hope your are able to have your garden tilled.. Enjoy your day!

    • Teresa at 6:57 am #

      I’ll get it done eventually. It’s just already late for planting garlic.

  8. kmcblackburn at 8:13 am #

    I kinda am lovin’ on YOUR little Italian restaurant…looks perfect to me! Thanks for sharing at Song-ography.

    • Teresa at 8:18 am #

      I do like cooking and eating, so it works well.

  9. Jeanne at 9:00 pm #

    Mmmmmmm! You’re making me hungry, with all that talk about yummy food! Very nice pictures of the fire, and the table setting.

  10. Stewart Monckton at 6:11 am #

    A fire, pasta and red wine – now thats some form of trinity!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

    • Teresa at 6:56 am #

      Well, I might confess that the drink is iced tea, but my ice melted.

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