This video poem was created on 25 August 2011 and sent off – digitally, exceptionally – on the same day. Also exceptionally, the recipient sent me his poem first. That was a wonderful surprise! Thank you! I also got back several beautiful, original poems from both the first and the second addressees. The first actually […]
So that flaming ball of churning energy is probably heading for us, driving wind, heavy rain and the threat of tornadoes ahead of it. We hardly felt the weather that spawned the tornadoes that destroyed Springfield and Monson, not too far from here, in western Massachusetts, in June. But that doesn’t mean it will spare […]
I harvested the last potatoes yesterday and got two surprises.Â First, when I pulled the straw away, there was this: The first time Â I noticed this dark, crumbly soil, I thought there was something wrong with it. Did some sort of cement get into it? What insect does this? Is it good? Then I realized. A […]
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Bought 15 pints of Local (Wayland Farmers Market) blueberries: Made it into 27 8oz jars of blueberry jam: Picked off 7 Tomato Hornworms: Harvested all 28 heads of garlic: Harvested and stored 16 lbs. of potatoes: Helping 10 flats of seedlings along (lettuce, spinach, chard, broccoli, collards, kale):
This is the Riot for the months of June and July 2011 – months 32 and 33. We are at present 4 to the family, so the per person counts are for 4.Â Our first year’s averages were calculatedÂ here, our second year’s averages can be foundÂ here. Looks like Sharon is trying to get the Riot (and […]