Friday, September 1, 2017

“That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air… Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” ~Wallace Stegner, Angle of Repose  It […]

Saturday, August 26, 2017

“Alexandra often said that if her mother were cast upon a desert island, she would thank God for her deliverance, make a garden, and find something to preserve.” ~ Willa Cather, O Pioneers! Seems reasonable to me. Peaches yesterday, vegetable soup today, more peaches tomorrow. The canning kitchen is in full production mode these days; […]