Harvest Post #1


Tis the season–harvest time! Not a week goes by at this time of the year without one or more major reapings. This week, among lots of other vegetables we are harvesting for meals, we brought in the garlic (now hanging in the woodshed to dry), the last of the peas, the first of the Yellow […]

Midsummer in the Garden 2014


Come along with me on a brief tour of the garden, late in July. We’ll start on the deck, our new favorite place–with rainbow colored chairs, nasturtiums in window boxes and a hopeful Kniola’s morning glory climbing the new arch, this is a multi-use space.Then we’ll roam down to the vegetable garden–lots to see, lots […]

The Great Undertaking


144 apples, 48 crusts, numerous cups of flour and endless hours of rolling, slicing, peeling, and crimping and the result: 24 homemade apple pies. (and a nice big pie for Papa and a crisp for the non-gluten eaters) It wasn’t an easy task signing up to make 24 apple pies for the annual Walter Hunt […]