This is REALLY a mix of just little parts of recent days.
Dominic Ernesto S. arrived.
I think their family dog Massimo, was feeling left out.
My daughter (new grandma) has nice tomatoes from seeds I saved.
My fog photo was included in the weekly TV slide show.
I have made over 80 scans of an ancestor's 3" x 4" 1860 fragile farmhand diary and learned some very nice facts. I will work many more hours on this project. I then will tell you what life really was for him throughout one year at age 27. I even found an old receipt in the pocket of the diary.
I made wild plum jam AND yesterday, I made simple wild plum leather. There are no preservatives - the only ingredients are pureed plums and a little sugar. Since I had never done this before and don't have a dehydrator, I was amazed how satisfactory it came out and how very tasty it is! Nice surprise.
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