30 April 2013

Z is for Zilch

Which is almost the way I ended the A-Z Challenge! Yikes! I was out-of-town on a mural installation and got home way too late last night. I'm fried, and I wish I could do Zilch today, but I have to finish reading Eric Maisel's new book, Making Your Creative Mark: Nine Keys to Achieving Your Artistic Goals. It's a terrific book meant for professionals in all the arts, and you can read my review tomorrow at the Blood-Red Pencil blog.

I also have to plant Zinnias, because I just found another huge bag of seeds. Apparently, I had Zinnias on the brain when I ordered seeds last autumn and this spring. Which is okay, because I love them. I plant California Giants from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds up the centers of each of my raised vegetable beds, and they not only look colorful and gorgeous, they shield the tender lettuces planted on either side from too much sun. I love those hot colors - these are the colors of my youth - groovy man!

I'm off to Zip through the day, my friends. It's going to be a Zoo around here today. Thanks so much for visiting me during the blogging challenge, and I'll continue to add your names to my special list. We can keep visiting each other, right? Just leave me your blog link in the comments and I'll continue connecting with you.


Marian Allen said...

Do you know mystery writer Michael Z. Lewin? The Z stands for Zinn. One of his ancestors developed the Zinnia!

Marian Allen
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Anonymous said...

Well done on completing the challenge. have enjoyed the journey with you very much.


Jan Newman said...

Congratulations on completing the challenge! We did it -- all month! Lovely zinnias, and yeah, they are, like, groovy, man.

Linda Ann Nickerson said...

You made it!
I did ZINNIAS on Nickers and Ink, my poetry blog. Love those colors!
Congratulations on finishing the A-Z!

I love the quote you have in the sidebar about each day being a holy place. Nice.

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