“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:
- 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.