Page Proofs for the last Madison book have come in, so I’m sharpening my colored pencil and getting ready to give it a last look. But the best news is that it’s Friday! Not only that, but it’s going to be a long weekend, too as we take Monday off here in the states for Labor Day. And I”ll be laboring, I’m sure. -grin- Out in the garden, pulling weeds. The pumpkins are thick with them. Still no female flowers. I may have gotten them in too late in the season, but I’m willing to give it a try. You never know when the fruit of your labor will show up. Like the picture today:
I put this plant in the ground almost three years ago as a bulb. I’d given up on it, to tell you the truth. It kept getting frost-burned in the spring and it never amounted to anything. And yet . . . Ta-da! It flowered this year and is stunningly beautiful. You just never can tell.