The Last Summer Post

The Last Summer Post

The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last forever. Even on the most beautiful days in the whole year – the days when summer is changing into autumn – the crickets spread the rumor of sadness and change.”~ E.B. White,...
Oregon Berries

Oregon Berries

If reasons were as plentiful as blackberries,I would give no man a reason upon compulsion.~Shakespeare, Henry IVA couple of years ago I was reading a post by one of my favorite homesteaders, Quinn at Reformation Acres, where she mentioned in passing she was excited...
Go Local

Go Local

  He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely,  but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully. ~Proverbs 10:5  One blessing of living in this lush, fertile valley is that whatever we don’t grow ourselves, due to lack of space, lack of...
Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes

Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes

Someone who plants 30 tomato plants has pretty much forfeited the right to complain about being inundated with tomatoes. So I won’t complain. I will just state that the sheer volume was daunting at times. Above is a picture of my harvest twice per week. But...
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