Friday, March 14, 2014

Friday 14/3

I didn't realise until I logged on here that I hadn't posted in over a week. I think I have just been in a quiet frame of mind. Doing this and that and being contemplative. Usually I don't watch the news or listen to it on the radio. All I see is the headlines that pop up on my yahoo page but the past week or so has just seemed to contain a lot of bad news both near and far. If I just shut my gate and ignore it then it isn't my problem but it won't make it go away or make the world a better place. So I stay positive, look for the silver lining and try to do my part in making things better even if it is a very small effort to make just one person's day brighter.
Some of the little things that brighten my day:
Rocket that I didn't need to plant. They sow themselves and grow just where they want to. There is never too much rocket in my house. If there was, the chooks or ducks would manage it.

 A new to me variety of cucumber. Mexican Sour  Gherkin cucumber. They are tiny and a little sour and just right.

An abundance of beans. The autumn weather has produced a flush of beans. While they were struggling a little in the heatwave conditions of summer, they are coming into their own right now. YUM.



endah murniyati said...

Cute cucumber!

Lisa said...

I know just what you mean about the news.

Peggy Ann said...

I feel the same way about the news, Tracy. This is the second time this week I've come across Rocket. Can you believe I've never heard of it? I'll have to search it out. Might be my stores don't carry it.

Lost In Utensils said...

I'm jealous of your mexican sour gherkin cucumber! I must plant these! Rocket is the same for takes care of itself :)

Kimberley Atkinson said...

Our beans are still going too. and the tomatoes. still so hot here. Need rain - cyclone did not do much.
What a great cucumber! I have just planted some winter veges and a bunch of potted colour.