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Friday PhotoEssay - August 19, 2016

We have been busily harvesting a number of vegetables – especially peppers and tomatoes. I’m pretty pleased with most of our tomato varieties. Although some have had cracking issues, most of them have been yielding pretty consistently. 374 more words


Our Victory Garden, Continued...

When the snows finally melted, we put the wire fence around the garden. The first layer was rolled field fencing–we were lucky enough to have several rolls of this left behind by the last owner. 842 more words

Food And Drink

The Dog Days of Summer

With temperatures consistently over 100 degrees Fahrenheit since June, one really doesn’t want to go out and work in the garden.  This really has been a mild summer even though we reached a high of 120° on June 19.   169 more words

Urban Farm

Garden Flirt

Nice melons!

I ate them both this weekend, and they were spectacular.

It turns out that Toby really likes raw fruits and vegetables, AND he has learned how to open doors.  35 more words

The Adventures Of Bitey Dog

Arriving in Uzbekistan, Samarkand, and Bukhara

How does one know what to expect when arriving in Uzbekistan, a country that you never hear about in the news and most people don’t know the location of! 1,144 more words

Travel Summary

Honeydew-Lime Ice Pops

Makes 8-10 ice pops


1/2 Cup sugar

1 lime

1 honeydew melon, seeded, peeled, and diced (about 4 cups or 1 1/2 lbs)

Pinch of kosher salt… 182 more words