After the Farmers Market

Although the farmers markets here have ended, I am still gleaning and preserving. These slightly blemished peppers came from a farmer friend. I offered to clean and chop, bag and keep a portion and give back a portion so I could have more than I had bought and frozen over the season. Peppers are marvelous. Ripe bell peppers have vitamin C. They are a joy to chop, and don’t need blanching before freezing. So Saturday …

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Back Again, Back Again, Jiggity Jig

Just flew back from Arizona, and boy are my arms tired. Groan. I did go visit my parents in sunny Arizona, and missed the first snow of the season. This is an old photo that Ken took of me by Jerome some years back I didn’t bring my camera this trip. My parents are camera shy and I need to lose weight. As nice as it was to see them it was nice to get …

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Progress on the Storm Damage

Remember that huge Basswood that came down in the big storm? Well, this week all the calls to adjuster, bids on job, etc came together as Mr. Smith came to Keppers Pottery He started with the top of the tree and there is a pile of fire wood. Then he started down to the trunk. More fire wood He cut the trunk into lengths we can split for the wood stoves Here is Loyal to …

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