The Independence Day Dash – The Race

It’s finally time to race. The parties are over, the hype is blown out, and the betting windows are closing. The flowers are in the gate. CHACONG! They are off. We are underway here at the Independence Day Dash. Bee Balm establishes herself in the lead. Gloriosa Daisy is caught in the pack. C’mon Gloriosa. This is a DASH, dude! There is no time to … Continue reading The Independence Day Dash – The Race

The Independence Day Dash – Traditions

Welcome back to the Independence Day Dash. Things are heating up here in the gardens. The fans have arrived and everyone is briefed on the security protocol. Now, before we start racing, we should check in on the fun. Here at the Independence Day Dash we love to celebrate traditions. You know how it is – events like this are always steeped in tradition. The … Continue reading The Independence Day Dash – Traditions

The Independence Day Dash – Security

Greetings race fans. In accordance with the rules of the post-9/11 world, we must inform you of our security protocol. For this, we introduce the Director of Security at Jim’s Garden, Ms. Little Kitty. “Thank you.” Says Little Kitty “The rules are simple – Don’t Screw Up!” “I am watching you.” “Even if you can’t see me, I am watching you.” “Even when I appear … Continue reading The Independence Day Dash – Security

The Independence Day Dash – The Fans

Welcome back, race fans. Here we are at the Independence Day Dash. The fans are flying in from all over. As with all great sporting events, this race could never happen without the fans. It looks like Gloriosa Daisy is pretty popular with the Painted Lady Butterflies. And Forget-Me-Not appears to have caught the attention of the Cabbage Whites. Bumblebee, always the savvy gambler, is … Continue reading The Independence Day Dash – The Fans

Stone Bunny and the Independence Day Garden

Stone Bunny and her friends had a great weekend. They spent the holiday weekend engaged in a tremendous conversation about colors. Specifically … RED  WHITE  and BLUE  It all got started on Friday, the Fourth of July. Stone Bunny doesn’t pay much attention to human affairs but she knows enough to aware of Independence Day. Oh yes! She has heard all about freedom and self-government. … Continue reading Stone Bunny and the Independence Day Garden