It’s Aliiiiiiiive!

Yeah, I know… Coyote Corner doesn’t looks much different than it did  in the webcam still captured the afternoon after planting 100 sunflower seeds in it five days ago, but trust me, we’ve got a nice bunch of sprouts rising. There’s more than 30 coming up in the patch itself, and a few more I scattered around the perimeter and out of view to the right.

In case you’re wondering what’s written on the sign, which I borrowed from its long-standing place in the northside garden, it’s “The Earth Laughs In Flowers.”

Right now there’s just some tittering going on, but with a little luck (more sun and less June gloom!) I’m hoping the crescendo will build to an all-out guffaw. Or at least a hearty chuckle.

Oh and I almost forgot: I came along at the right time for a leeeeeetle mouse that The Jig had been using as a cat toy. Though it looked plum tuckered out from being the object of Jig’s attentions, it didn’t appear injured and once it got its bearings it dove into the safety of the frontyard ivy. Before it did I snapped this pic of the cute feller (click to biggify):

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."