Category Archives: Fall

Wild grapes

We’ve got some wild grapevine at the lake–Trevor noticed this past Friday that the little bunches of grapes on the vines were ripe.  We’ve never dealt with them before, but we thought it might be fun to make grape jelly … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year

Yes, you guessed it–it’s time for roasting tomatoes. We’ve got tomatoes that won’t quit right now–but lots of other veggies as well. So, I decided I’d better get off my butt and make something besides BLTs for supper. (I mean, … Continue reading

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More vegetables than sense

I was going to call this picture “More Vegetables Than Time”. . . but I decided it was really sense I was lacking more than time and motivation. I just cannot turn down fresh produce when it’s offered–do you know … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Gardeners

I know I post this every year for Thanksgiving, but, as I mentioned last year, I really think it bears repeating. . . .  A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Gardeners (by Max Coots ) Let us give thanks… For generous friends…with hearts as … Continue reading

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Squash-a-palooza

We love squash. Really love it.  If you’re a regular reader, you probably have noticed that quite a few of my recipes involve squash of some kind. So, when we were deciding on what things we’d choose for our “harvest … Continue reading

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Solving the puzzle

I know I did a post about this last year. But each and every year I am amazed at how my number-loving, computer-programming husband (my way of saying, I guess, that he’s really meticulous and detail-oriented) can fit all of … Continue reading

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Preserving herbs

A couple of weeks ago I tried something I’d always thought about doing but had never actually done before.  I dried some herbs! Yes, I know, my life is full of excitement. It was the very soul of simplicity–I just … Continue reading

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Another successful Thanksoween

I’m not sure how we measure a successful Thanksoween–we all had a great time and are already tossing around plans for next year, so I guess that’s a success. If you’re not a regular blog reader, my family has made … Continue reading

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Fall color

It’s probably getting real close to the end of the fall color in this area–the burning bushes (Euonymus) on campus are a gorgeous bright pinkish red right now, but a lot of the other leaves are down. Most of the … Continue reading

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Final harvest completed

We went out to Bluebird Gardens on Saturday morning, bright and early (why is it that every day I don’t have to get up early for work, I seem to think of another reason why I have to get up … Continue reading

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