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One Year. A Melanoma Update by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening It's been a year since I was first diagnosed with melanoma and many things have changed in my life. I've had two operations, one of them major. I've had check ups, physio ... Read on »
I've stopped hyperventilating . . . or . . .Making Progress by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Some of you may have noticed that my blog's been down. You've been sent to a weird page that is definitely not A Life of Whimsey! Just when I thought that the switch f ... Read on »
Decluttering My Basement . .(Shudder!!!) by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I am a small time hoarder. Most of our married life we have been on a tight budget and each new (to us) thing we brought into our home was precious because we had so litt ... Read on »
Technical Difficulties!!! Again! by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Once again Technology rears her aggravating head! I just got an e-mail from Google Apps saying I haven't paid for my domain name. (That's my web address) The asked me ... Read on »
Hail by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I was finally able to get my work area set up today. Between the rain and the extreme heat I haven't had a chance to work on my concrete leaves. I got everything set up a ... Read on »
Living in the Garden . . . a Birthday Tea by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening It was my sister-in-law Leona's birthday  a while back but I wasn't able to attend her party so I decided to celebrate it in my garden instead. It took several weeks befo ... Read on »
Offline Today. by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I got up yesterday at 5 am. That's not unusual. I got out at 5:30 am. That's not unusual. I was on the computer by 6:30 am That's a little unusual . . . I ... Read on »
Step by Step: How to plant a Moss Basket by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening As promised on Friday, today's post brings together Superstore , flowers, moss and a feminine hygiene product. A while back I was approached by a lovely lady repres ... Read on »
A Big Thank You and a Free Gift for Everyone. by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I wanted to thank everyone who gave me such great ideas for garden classes. It was good to know many of them were things I had already planned on.  There were also some I ... Read on »
In the Garden by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I had big plans for today's post. An exciting opportunity recently came my way and I fully intended to blog about it. After I did a little weeding . . . Today is perfe ... Read on »
Sharpies Rock! by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I was about to bake bread this morning and grabbed my trusty glass two cup measure. Arghhh! My camera refused to focus on the glass! I keep forgetting ... Read on »
The Lesson I'm Learning from Cancer. Again. by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I woke up this morning to a brain seething with activity. In the last month I have registered for seven different intensive online courses that range from Photoshop artis ... Read on »
I'm Going on a Trip! by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I'm so excited! I just booked a ticket to B.C. for the beginning of August. I was fooling around online, googled cheap flights from Edmonton and discovered a flight that ... Read on »
I Need YOUR Help! by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening As some of you may know, I have put garden classe s from Growing Wisdom on hold for this year as I recover from my surgery . That does not mean that nothing's happening ... Read on »
Pinks in the Garden by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening When my front garden first starts blooming, purples and white dominate. The next wave of blooms ushers pink into the mix. (And a few weeds. Ahem.) ... Read on »
What I learned in June by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I've decided to play today and link up with Emily's ' What I learned in June' linky party. I've been thinking about it all week. Should it be lighthearted? Serious ... Read on »
Deep. Dark. Secrets. by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening There are a few things you may not know about me that I thought I would share. . . House plants try to hide behind each other when I stroll past them in the big box green ... Read on »
Guess what the UPS Man Brought. . . by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I was stirring the spaghetti sauce for dinner last night and saw the UPS truck pull up in front of my neighbor's house. "Hmmm... I wonder if that's for me? No, of course ... Read on »
Changes . . . and Danger in the Garden by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening You may have noticed a few changes on the blog this morning. . . We're not quite finished, there are still a few things to be tweaked but Jana and I are hard at work br ... Read on »