Random Thoughts

Five Things Friday

Pineapple plant

The five little things that made my week…

1. After nearly three years, the pineapple top I planted has finally sprouted a new pineapple!

First tulip of the season

2. The tulips have started to bloom. That first flower is always a lovely surprise, as I’ve usually forgotten where I’d planted the bulbs.

My hen hiding in her new nest

3. Frantically looked all over the yard for my hen, Iman, only to find her hiding in her new nest — in the leaf mold compost!

Pugs at Ocean Beach

4. Ocean Beach outing in San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge

5. A rare fogless day in the city. That bird was a lucky shot!

Linda Ly About Author

I'm a plant lover, passionate road-tripper, and cookbook author whose expert advice and bestselling books have been featured in TIME, Outside, HGTV, and Food & Wine. The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook is my latest book. Garden Betty is where I write about modern homesteading, farm-to-table cooking, and outdoor adventuring — all that encompass a life well-lived outdoors. After all, the secret to a good life is... Read more »