I am thankful for the students we work with everyday. They challenge and inspire all three of us. We do good work but there are times I wish for a magic wand. Some of my students want to do better and go farther and, so far, can't. We'll keep plugging away hoping that knowledge, intuition, and inspiration lead to a direction before hope fades for any of them.
The Amaryllis Show:
The Apricots...this is the time of spring when I need to pretend I don't have a fruit tree. Keep it watered but pretend it isn't there. It feels like the growing has stalled. It has not. Sweet apricots take 4 months. It has only been 2 months. There, I can stop wondering if all is well in apricot land.
Sweet William or dianthus. Pretty with either name.