My brother Joe always manages to tie his blog up with some philosophical theme. He would have been a good homily writer. Here is his website for those who don’t have it already: Joe's latest blog
Trouble is that saying “to everything, there is a season” just isn’t true for me this month. Everything happens at once! The planting and reaping part—all happening this month. I’ve been picking strawberries like crazy, shelling peas, too. At the same time, we’ve been planting squash, corn, beans, and more.
|Roger with bok choi and scapes|
We’ve been coming—and going all month. I just got back from the ANWG Conference in
WWU must not have suffered from the caterpillar plague that overwhelmed us this Spring. Roses and Alders and apple trees completely denuded of leaves. But, the leaves have almost all grown back. I’ve heard these pests come for four years and I believe this is year #3. Each one has been worse than the year before. Friends, you may not want to visit us next May and early June. I cannot guarantee what it may look like around here.
Now I’m back and Roger has gone to
While I was in
There’s been a couple weddings, and sadly, a funeral. Roger’s brother Leif died this month. He’s been in late stage Alzheimer’s so it came as no surprise. But still, very sad. He would have turned 59 on June 30th. And a time to be born—two more granddaughters for members of my book club.
The service group that I belong to is winding up its year while at the same time, the Textile Guild action is heating up as I try to line up a new Board for next year when I take up the Presidency. I need a Vice-President! Anyone?
And now it is time to post.