seasonal color palette

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fat toad


  We squeezed our only vacation this year in on the last week of summer in the form of a staycation. Necessity and previous commitments pretty much dictated that decision, but we made the best of it. Camping was on

second tomatoes

it’s a good life

We took a special trip this past week to Bob’s Red Mill, and ate breakfast out, courtesy of my parents. The food was fantastic, the portions spectacular. And, like with the tractors, the water wheel was the biggest hit. Not

greenhouse cricket

it’s always something

A promising garden year has been mostly derailed by a group of relentless and increasingly belligerent deer who can’t seem to find food, except for where we have planted it. Despite our best efforts they have managed to destroy everything