Friday, August 26, 2016


I found this friend on my espresso machine this morning.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

baby fava pod

Look what I found in the garden today!

The favas continue to do well.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


Soren made lemonade using lemons from the garden.

Monday, August 22, 2016

the new finest strawberry

Today's strawberry... better than the previous finest strawberry, from the end of June.

Sunflower: Day 150

150 days from planting as a seed, things are looking pretty shabby.

But the back of the flower head has yet to yellow/brown, so hopefully those seeds will develop yet.

Sunday, August 21, 2016


Anders made it to the top of the rock face at the back of Douglass Park for the first time today.

From my vantage point, midway up the rocks, the view was already pretty good.

good tomato year

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016


Our mint was practically dead. Turned out it just needed more water. Three of the four varieties I planted have come back to life. (I suspect the fourth one is in there somewhere, too, waiting to bounce back up.

Soren is obsessed with this nearly-yellow lemon.