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 last us through the winter (there’s that word again) and beyond. Here’s the recipe if you’re inclined to try some: http://lindahoye.com/canning-tomato-soup/.

I’m exhausted and plan on taking time to rest today. I would love to be outside but the smoke is horrible. Perhaps it will improve enough so I can sit on the deck for a while later but that seems unlikely.

My to-do list for today:

  • Church
  • Water the garden and pick the first Brandywine tomato. (Yay!!)
  • Photograph and then consume said tomato.
  • Reprocess a couple of jars of soup that didn’t seal.
  • Take some photos.
  • Read a book.

That’s enough for this day.

 

Word wrangler. Photo taker. I post early every morning: a quote that speaks to me, one of my photos, and a few simple words.

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