Weekend Recap – MaClay Gardens

Happy Monday! Hopefully you are far luckier than I am and you are off for MLK; I am stuck at the office because it is officially tax season again. Monday blahs aside, it was a beautiful weekend. We had two days of incredibly rare perfect weather. Sunny and bright without being hot or glaring, with a lovely breeze and plenty of cool shady patches. Andy and I spent some time walking around MaClay Gardens (one of our favorite places here in town) basking in perfection of the day.

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The front lawn was so incredibly lush and green, it would have been perfect for a picnic or cloud gazing, but it was still a bit soggy front the previous night’s rain. Next time I’ll bring a blanket to lay on.
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Remember those shady cool patches I mentioned?
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The hot/cold hot/cold weather has clearly taken a toll on the plants, but it was kind of cool to see flowers that were still in fact blooming in spite of the frost damage to their petals.
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A bit early, but clearly spring is trying to get a toe-hold in Tallahassee. At this rate, the gardens will be covered in pink and white by the end of February, and I’ll be spending as much time there as I can, with a heavy dose of allergy meds of course.

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My name is Julieanna Bucior, but I go by Julie (unless I'm in trouble). I'm thirty one. I am a bookkeeper by day, rogue fashion designer/crafter/amateur baker by night. I spend most of my time feeling like a kindergartner trapped inside an adult's body. I love reading, hanging out with my crazy cats and being silly. I'm pretty much the girl next door, with a twist.