Amie took this picture with my phone.
Dear reader, It has been a while, hasn’t it? A lot has happened and all of it soon overwhelmed my ability to write about any of it at all. Thus I was already struggling in April, when I wrote my last blog post. On the one hand, I seemed to be writing about the same […]
I had two occasions today to explain how good life is. First, with a friend who had nothing but complaints about her life. Next, with a friend who asked: “How are you?” Well, let’s see. In the morning I had a luxurious hour to read an intriguing essay on Fermi’s Paradox and how intelligence came […]
I’m not going to shovel snow because it will all have melted away by Monday. That’s what I’ve decided. I’m nibbling from the warm cannellini dish which was meant for dinner. On a low fire fry finely sliced garlic with thyme, pepper and salt in a good amount of olive oil, until the garlic is […]
old apple that no one wanted to eat drying above the wood stove silky on the outside crispy in double as sweet old apple soon you’ll be desirable again ;)
We’ve seen fluffy snow, the kind you can shovel for hours without feeling (too) put out. The sticky snow that clings to snowballs and snowmen. The piled on snow, foot upon foot, with a layer of ice on top, that you sink through but your daughter doesn’t. And the kind of snow that has dwindled […]
I organized the shed – it gets to be a dump, over winter – and in a moment of defiance put the snow shovels away. Do you think I jinxed it?
Leigh form 5 Acres and a Dream awarded me the Honest Scrap Award. It’s my first award ever. These are the rules: Choose a minimum of 7 blogs to give this award to that you feel to be brilliant in content and design. That’s the toughest part. Show the 7 winner’s links on your blog […]
This month there were no shifts in the household: just the three of us, which makes the reckoning much easier. Amie feeds the compost tea some molasses Gasoline: 27% This stayed the same as last month. The school year hasn’t started yet, so DH is spending more time working from home and Amie isn’t daily […]
– Seedlings hardening off on patio Gave some away to a friend – – Mama and Amie potting up That’s Hyssop – – First Catnip Tea Homegrown: so good! Licorice? – – Rough plumbing in playhouse For all the cooking and washing up –