Almost Summer!

Almost Summer!
Catching up! I’ve been really busy at work, and I don’t think much about using computers when I’m at home. My in-laws came to visit on Mother’s day weekend, so we had my family over for a huge brunch on Sunday morning. We had a great time, then went to the Twins game with Matt’s parents. It was floppy hat ...

I love our neighborhood.

On the side of our yard facing 54th Street, we have a long line of slowly-dying evergreen bushes (a disease claims one every couple of years), and a steep embankment along the fence that was filled with mulch and landscape fabric years ago and left to grow weeds. It’s horribly ugly and I never have a clue what to do ...

farmin’

It’s been very hot and humid for a couple of days, so the urban farm has become more of a jungle. That’s a potato flower. I had no idea potato flowers were pink.   I harvested four cups of rhubarb last night for Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake. We have tons of kale, swiss chard, mint, and other herbs. Surprisingly, the lettuce ...

accomplishment!

I’m sure there will be a time when I don’t feel like I’m rushing to do a million things at once, but I suspect that time will not be until after the wedding. Which is only three and a half months away, so I don’t know if I should panic or be relieved about that. Matt’s parents stayed with us ...