spuds

I’ve been growing potatoes for a few years now, but this year was my best harvest yet. For starters, no critters found my potato patch. Secondly, I managed to not damage any potatoes in the harvest. The sad thing is that it’s almost August already. Between pulling my garlic the …

pond update

We haven’t made much progress with the pond lately, but that’s about to change tomorrow. We ran out of fieldstone, so we were pretty much at a standstill. But, Brian went to his parent’s today and got some more rocks for me (they are replacing a fieldstone path with pavers), …

the office

I haven’t had an office update in a while, so no better time than the present, eh? The office has been functional for quite a while. There are a few little things to tie up, but the two major items that remain are the bathroom and kitchen. We started on …

pickles

What do you do when you have too many cucumbers? You make pickles! I tried this recipe last summer and really liked it, so I made it again today (only I tripled it this time). I used onions and peppers (hot wax, because that’s what I had) from my garden, …