Friday, August 11, 2017

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ~ Maya Angelou Spent a restless night after a difficult day. Here we go. Managed […]

Sunday, August 6, 2017

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~ John Lubbock, The Use Of Life I processed fifty pounds of tomatoes yesterday–soup enough to […]

Friday, July 28, 2017

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ~ Mark Twain It feels like I have a busy day ahead. I break it down: water and harvest in the garden; freeze green beans and whatever else I gather; pick up a few groceries; make dog food; tend to a couple of […]