Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sunday, the day of rest but the honey do list is so long we decided to just take it slow and easy but to keep going.  First of the list of course in the usual Sunday chores, which is clean … Continue reading

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getting ready for winter

We finally have a day to just work the gardens.  I spent the morning weeding the strawberries and got alot of it done but need about three more days to finish.  I can see where I need to put in … Continue reading

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Busy morning as usual.  I picked the tomatoes and green beans.  I got a nice big batch of green beans, cut them and cooked them for ten minutes.  I took out two good sized servings to fry for dinner and … Continue reading

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The pace is slowing down a bit so at least today we can pick what we want to do.  I picked the tomatoes and got only a half box, about 12 pounds so decided to wait until tomorrow’s picking to … Continue reading

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Another hot day, glad we had lots to do inside.  I started at 6 am and got the last of the grapes cleaned, washed and weighed.  Today we had 18 pounds to do  That made 61 pounds in all from … Continue reading

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Oh, my aching back

One more long day working on the harvest.  We started at 6 picking grapes.  We needed to finish them up today as the soil is so dry now the grapes are falling to the ground or else some critter is … Continue reading

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Speghetti sauce

Another big day with speghetti sauce making.  I got out at 6 this morning to pick tomatoes, I got two big boxes full and had some in the summer kitchen already so we had about 50 pounds to do today.  … Continue reading

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