Yes, I sometimes miss California. Wouldn’t you?
Archive for June, 2010
One of our favorite summertime meals is hummus (heavy on the garlic!), flatbread, and a big salad of fresh greens, feta, peppers, and olives. Yum! I’ve tried a few different pita and flatbread recipes, and then realized there was one in my go-to cookbook, Baking Illustrated. Yup, that’s the book I’m always linking to. You [...]
It’s summer. And so far, it’s been gorgeous. Warm, sunny days, the smell of fresh cut grass (okay, okay, AND fertilized fields), just enough rain, and vast amounts of green space. Boy, I sure missed the space.
Summer also means:
:: first boxes from the CSA. It feels like I had to wait forever (because I did!), [...]
Our week without Ryan was:
a check-up for Jameson (”What a strong, intelligent young boy you have, mom,” said the doctor. Well. That’s rather obvious, isn’t it?)
annuals, perennials, and mulch from the nursery.
weeding, spraying, planting, mulching.
bike-riding, baseball, bike-riding, basketball, bike-riding, little people, and bike-riding.
books and snuggles and a slow morning or two.
playdates with friends. (pb&j is [...]
The headline in today’s Rural News (our local paper) made my heart race:
“Gas & Steam Engine Show June 12, 13″
I grabbed the paper and excitedly got all the details. Tractors, trains, wagons, horses — and all down the road at our local museum. I was probably grinning ear to ear, when suddenly I just had [...]