Fifty-Three Things

Hello Farmgirls! Whew—what a busy time of the year with gardens going in, kids finishing up school, and “dewinterizing” and “re-summerizing” our homes. I had a couple weeks there where I was juggling three jobs between teaching, nannying and farming (all part time, but still a lot for this “stay at home” mama). With my mind and body set in overdrive I’ve found it hard to find one thing to write about well. I could write about this! or how about that? Or there’s that other thing that I’ve been keeping in my back pocket in case of writer’s block!

Luckily, we just started our two week summer vacation in the lovely midwest. I’m sitting in my in-law’s living room eating delicious homemade treats, and I just woke up from a mid-morning nap. Life is good.

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Season Extenders

{{{First off, a big HAPPY (belated) BIRTHDAY!!! to MaryJane!  I hope your day was fabulous and full of all of the love you deserve (which is heaps and mounds plus some).}}}

Ahhh, yes!  It is finally here–long days in the sun, wind and rain.  My days of watching and teaching kids outside has given way to mornings of planting seedlings, afternoons of weeding and mad dashes to harvest enough goodies for hungry customers.  It’s the outdoor growing season!  It’s here!

Look who's ready to farm!

Look who’s ready to farm!

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