Thursday, June 24, 2010
This orchid hasn't bloomed in forever, and it has 4 big buds. I even forget what the flowers look like. Maybe purple? We'll see.
Next to it are my basil trees. They are fully recovered after being plucked to near-extinction. What can I say, I make a lot of tomato-basil sauce:)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
We went to City Hall last week to get our marriage license. We filled out some paperwork, raised our right hand and swore to the truth, and were handed over the license for the minister (aka my brother) to fill out.
The highlight was receiving this 70's inspired, pastel-purple hued pamphlet.
Things get pretty darn romantic on page 2:
And then some helpful advice for when you are pregnant:
Ending on a happy note---full coverage of STD's. Everything you've wanted to know, and more.
We walked out of City Hall, feeling more ready than ever to do this thing called marriage.
Thanks City Hall!
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We planted some pea seedlings, and they are now growing around the stakes:
Same for the beans. Plants are smart. The long tendril is sticky, and started winding around the stake as soon as I put it in.
We're doing an experiment with tomatoes. We live in the Sunset, the foggiest part of San Francisco. According to my garden bible, Golden Gate Gardening, we can try to grow in June. We're trying 4 different types, including one that's called "California Fog". This one already started to flower, which is a good sign, according to my dad.
We've had good success with lettuce, so we planted some more:
And here is some nasturtium gone wild: