I'll just go ahead and ask for your forgiveness right off the bat. I say this because I have no doubt you will be cursing me, just as I have been cursing my friend, The Dirt Diva (check out her blog here), who, along with some other malcontents, introduced me to the highly addictive, hallucination-inducing, mega-timewaster,
. Follow my boards here, or sign up here to find out more, if you are not already main-lining the site, because, as my friend Color Girl (whom I hooked a while ago) says, it is the crack cocaine of the internet. (And you thought Facebook was a black hole.)
PINTEREST is a world of virtual inspirations boards, curated by beauty-loving hounds everywhere, who have put their cyber tear- sheets out for all of us to see, steal, swoon over, envy, and in general, inspire. Categories for inspiration and voyeurism are infinite. Sign up now to see what I mean and soon, you too, will be spreading the contagion and wasting time right along with me.
Non-productivity, along with misery, loves company.
While you're at it, visit my Wisconsin pal at her blog, Plant Postings, to get more gardening tips on lessons learned in Summer 2011 (try not to hate her for having lovely weather this summer...).
If a trip Down Under seems more enticing, I'd suggest The Bok Flock, a fun and wacky read with a brilliant Australian accent.
After spending time so much time sitting and reading, you will, no doubt, want to stretch your legs and engage in real world Home and Garden touring and idea-gathering. If so, plan to attend
The Oklahoma Horticultural Society's
GARDEN TOUR FOR CONNOISSEURS
coming up Saturday, September 24, 2011 (rain, God willing!, or shine) I'll be telling you more about the tour in upcoming posts, but for now purchase your tickets for $12 at the following locations:
FARMER'S GRAIN COMPANY OF EDMOND
102 W. 1st Street - Edmond
1708 24th Ave. SW - Norman
HORN SEED COMPANY
1409 NW Expressway
2121 SW 119th Street
8125 W. Reno and 4535 NW 63rd - OKC
105 W. Memorial Rd. - OKC
WILSHIRE GARDEN MARKET
2821 W. Wilshire Blvd. - OKC
Labels: Bok Flok, Dirt Diva, Garden Tour for Connoisseurs, Pinterest