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Sunday, April 4, 2021

New Beginnings! by @JacquieRogers #springtime #gardening #youtube


Spring is Time for New Beginnings!
YouTube, Gardening, Sunshine

First of all, Happy Easter, Happy Spring, Happy Holiday that is precious to you.  This is a wonderful time of year--a time of rebirth and new beginnings.  Here in SW Idaho, many go to the Easter Sunrise Service on Lizard Butte.  While sunset is more my thing, I have been to this service (many years ago) and it's definitely inspirational. 

Lizard Butte, just across the Snake River from Marsing, Idaho
If you look carefully, you'll see a cross at the top of the lizard's head.
I won't be making the trek up the butte to the service this year, but for those more nimble than I am, it's worth the effort.

So what have I been up to?  I decided to do something with my YouTube channel that I've had since YouTube started.  Yes, that long.

Yes, Roberta is almost a foot taller than I am--she's the same height and build as Honey Beaulieu, in fact.  We had a great time making this video.  I was going to make a blooper reel but after I cut out all the bloopers, there wasn't anything left.  The YouTubers in the know are adamant that you have to have an upload schedule.  I have strictly adhered to that advice--one time in a row.  I have no idea what the next video will be.  Anyhow, for a peach chia seed pudding recipe, click on the video.  And it would sure help me if you subscribed, too.

When I was little, I remember my mom listening to the local radio station and the show host recited a poem.  It's the only one I know, in fact.
Spring is sprung,
The grass is riz,
I wonder where all the birds is.
Well, spring had definitely sprung here.  One of the most telling signs of spring is when it's time to buy dirt.
Organic compost and sand (more sand to come)

And we have flowers!

And even the strawberries are peeking out.

I so love strawberries!

And I even have one spear of asparagus coming up.

Yes, I know it's blurry, but I had to practically stand on my head to get the shot, so I put the camera on auto focus, and it focused on the background.  Sigh.

We have tulips and hyacinth coming up, the peonies are poking through the ground, and the lilacs have buds.

The apple and apricot trees also have buds, and that's not actually a good thing because our last frost is generally around May 15.  We didn't get any fruit at all last year so I'm hoping the Weather God is with us this year.  If not, there are a ton of orchards around here where we can get fresh, tree-ripened fruit.

Meantime, I'll be working on my next book, shooting my next video, and planting my garden.  We purchased six more 4'x4' raised beds, for a total of sixteen.  We also have three large stock tanks and ten smaller grow boxes.  So that spells W.O.R.K. for sure.  C'mon over and I'll hand you a shovel--but you'll get a good meal, too.  I might even throw in dessert.

I hope you'll enjoy my latest release, Aurora's Treasure: The Golden Legacy.  And I would be very grateful if you could leave a review on Amazon.  I'd sure appreciate it.

Happy Reading!

If you're on Snapchat, friend me!  My handle is jacquierogers.  You can get videos of Sassy's latest updates there.  And goofy pictures of her scribe.

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  1. Jacquie's books are always a good time, whether they are the humorous ones or the more serious subjects, you will always have a chance to get into her stories and get away from your troubles for a while.

  2. Love your spring plants! Inspiring.

  3. Enjoyed the spring photos. New beginnings are exciting and generate energy to accomplish great things.


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