Whew! I’m sitting down now, at last. It is 7:01 p.m. I’ve been on the go, and on my feet all day long, but for five or six, five to ten minute breaks. I am tired! The good kind of tired, the kind of tired that fills you up with endorphins and calm happy thoughts.… Continue reading I’m Sitting Down Now!
Oh the weather, it is wonderful! The heat waves seem to have abated, and it is now comfortable to sit outside on the back porch in the afternoons. The windows are open, the breezes play through the house. I am almost, not quite but almost, grateful to hear Yippy and Yappy the little dogs locked… Continue reading Another Busy Weekend, I Love Weekends
This morning, just as Attila was about the walk out the door and be off to work, the rain came down in buckets. It filled up two 1000 litre rain tanks. It has been weeks since we have had a soaking rain and Attila had to resort to using municipal water, expensive. Today I have… Continue reading Labour Day Weekend
When canning I seldom experiment beyond what sounds good to me. No failures to date, all the things I have canned we have loved, either as a food, or as an ingredient. But all these Zucchini needed attention! Today! I have enough relish, more than 24 jars, and only I eat it, so really, I… Continue reading Experimentation
The first day of autumn, yesterday, was warm and sunny, a high of 24C here. Today it is hot and sunny, and humid. Not at all like autumn. Attila is working on finishing the new storm door, which of course needed a frame built for it. Renovating an old house is full of unusual and… Continue reading Squirrels with Nuts