Monday, December 21, 2009
Winter Solstice: Our Thoughts Turn To Gardening
Could it be the nest of a partridge or a turtle dove? Maybe it is French hens or calling birds? Oh, wait, it has to be GEESE! Because the six geese are a-laying.
But if that is the case then one of the geese is holding out on me because I only see five eggs. I guess I should ask some of the maids to check these eggs occasionally when they aren't out milking cows, just to see if anything hatches.
I myself simply do not have time to watch a nest with funny eggs in it today because it is the shortest day of the year, the winter solstice. There won't be enough daylight for all the more productive activities of the day, like thinking about gardening, so this nest may just have to remain unwatched if the maids are also busy.
You would think I could watch this nest AND think about gardening at the same time, but I simply can't do it all. I am busy! GADS! I also have to wrap Christmas gifts, go to the grocery story, make several calls, and go to work. Plus now that it is winter, I really should make sure that all is ready in the garden for the arrival of the Christmas Cottontail. I don't want to risk him not leaving some seeds and bulbs here!
And in between all of these holiday preparations and funny egg watching, I am putting the finishing touches on a major announcement regarding seed catalogs. You will not want to miss it, so stay tuned to channel "May Dreams Gardens" for further details as they become available. Major media outlets will also be notified when this major announcment regarding seed catalogs (MARSC) is ready.
There isn't enough time in a day, is there? Especially on the shortest day of the year. Make every minute count!