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getting ready to pick more apples
Thursday, September 10, 2015      1 comments

We had some hard rains yesterday & last night & it pretty much knocked down the rest of the peaches on the ground - The BIG RIPE ones I was wanting to pick today for actuall eating MYSELFT!!! Ran out this morning to see if any big ones were sti... Read more
Peach work continues
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      3 comments

Down to my last picked peaches to put up; going to have to get back out and pick the remainder off the trees today & tomorrow. Its funny how repetitive hand motions (like peeling, opening, stirring, etc tires out your hands! I've also had to br... Read more
Freezing more peaches
Sunday, September 06, 2015      1 comments

Hubby & I have been trying to catch up w/the peaches that we've picked so far. I've baked pans of peach cobbler to share w/neighbors & take to fellowship services on Shabbat. Friday I was able to freeze 6 quarts of peaches; and hope to get 6 or... Read more
Fog on the mountain
Thursday, September 03, 2015      0 comments

We had a nice heavy rain late yesterday afternoon. We limed our fields last week and fields looked kind of "apocalyptic" & ghostly w/all the lime powder clinging on the plants, so it was nice to get enough of a downpour to wash the white powder ... Read more
Leaving Sacramento Sparkles Team ;-(
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      0 comments

I've decided its time to leave the Sacramento Sparkles Team. I sent out a team message to say good bye to the team, but it disappeared into cyber space after sending it out and then checking on the team page for it. Oh well.... Anyway, I lo... Read more
Picking more peaches
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      0 comments

Well I'm going to be picking more peaches of my trees today and prepare them for freezing ... & probaably do a peach cobbler tonight... Read more
Garden: picked buckets of peaches & apples
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      1 comments

Due to the deer wars on my peach & apple trees I decided I better start picking em and bringing them in and let them ripen. So, yesterday I picked about two 2-gal buckets of peaches (but had to stop BECAUSE hubby decided to start a burn pile tha... Read more
I hate getting on the scales...
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      1 comments

Ok sparkers, one of my teams has game/challenge that asks/requires us to post our weight daily... All the time I've been sparking I've just never participated; basically because I hate getting on the scale. So this month I've decided to partici... Read more
Garden rpt: coons ate my peppers last night, deer still consuming peaches & apples
Sunday, August 30, 2015      5 comments

We've about finished painting/staining the solar shed today, so took a break to check on my raised bed surviving vegies: onions, tomatoes & maxi bell peppers AND my 3 maxi bells that were maturing have been eaten; & by the paw prints it looks li... Read more
My home grown vegies in our salad tonight!!!
Friday, August 28, 2015      4 comments

Guys I am sooooooooooooooooo excited!!! The dinner salad we ate tonight actually included my own home grown tomatoes & one bell pepper - that has somehow survived the deer attack. The tomatoes were kind of puny, but the bell pepper was actuall... Read more
BTW- Deer eating my apples too #!*!
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      1 comments

By the way, I took a break from working on the shed to run an errand in town, when I got back I walked over to our old apple tree to pick some apples & see how ripe they were, and discovered that all the low hanging fruit is gone!!! AND there w... Read more
Been enjoying the sunshine & getting things done :-)
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      1 comments

Since past rains we've had its been great to have more sunny weather to dry things out a bit so we can continue with filling up the open trench from the new solar array to the new 'solar' shed (w/all the batteries & stuff) and to finally be able... Read more
Weak character & unhealthy choices...
Monday, August 24, 2015      9 comments

Well guys, I was doing pretty good Sunday morning; then hubby broke out the mini powdered donuts... I'm a sucker for donuts and coffee; and I've been doing pretty good this past week, so I had 5 mini donuts w/my morning coffee. Unfortunately ab... Read more
Deer ate my vegies now its my peaches?!#
Friday, August 21, 2015      4 comments

Last few weeks in early morning or evening I have had to run deer off from munching leaves off the peach trees near the red shed (we keep a BB-gun by the door to scare deer off). The rains have stopped & sun finally came out, so this am I went ... Read more
chronic pain management & road to heroin addiction...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      3 comments

Hi all, hubby & I are back from family funeral but are still bummed about the loss of such a sweet young man (34 years old). His problems began with a bad car wreck & back injury with significant back pain while still covered by parents insur... Read more

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