Morning Harvest

April 27, 2012


hello!

i took this photo this morning after harvesting some greens from the garden. it’s a nice mix of lettuces and kales with cilantro thrown in  as well.  there was the most beautiful, delicate frost on the greens and i was glad i was able to get a glimpse of it before we move into milder weather . our combination of greens planted this spring has made for a great salad mix this season, and i’m far from tired of it.  we also have some nice mild radishes coming up. we do have some beets coming up, but not many, so i’m glad i planted another row. the carrots are coming along nicely but i’m going to have to get in there and clear out the invasive cilantro that seems to be taking over the garden so it has a chance. anyone for guacamole? hummus with lots of cilantro? green smoothies, heavy on cilantro?

in the last week we have made a few purchases. we bought a new car. even though my car is still running it’s getting a bit scary with 220,000 miles on it. in keeping with my philosophy of buying secondhand i found a volvo v70 station wagon on craigslist from a very nice couple in la salle. what will become of my car? richard found a tractor in tonica and they are willing to take a car in trade for it. we’ve also acquired a 16′ mohawk canoe and a tandem bicycle. we took the canoe out on a small lake sunday and had a great time. we rode a tandem bike when we were in new harmony, indiana and loved it. i think we are set for summer fun, don’t you?

happy friday!

peace,

julayne

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4 Responses to “Morning Harvest”

  1. photobug101 Says:

    WoW,,Very nice,,Looks Good,, Great photo..LOL Looks Good enough to eat.


  2. This life style reminds me of our simple time in the woods: http://kommoss.wordpress.com/2011/08/26/a-house-in-the-woods/
    We also have a tandem bike which we ride almost every day.

    • julayne Says:

      dear klaus,
      i checked out your blog; what a great story! i loved it! i’m a new fan of your blog and would like to encourage others to click on the link you’ve provided. i can’t wait to have richard see your ‘house in the woods’ post. a cabin in the woods is just what i would love to have someday.
      the tandem bike is getting serviced by our bike guy and should be ready for a summer full of fun in a couple of weeks.
      thanks for visiting and your contribution :).
      peace,
      julayne


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