Sunday, August 19, 2007
the bunnies are here
I'm too tired to post much tonight, but I had to get a picture of the kids and their new pets. We spent the day building an outdoor bunny cage, then went to the fair to pick up the wascal wabbits. While at the fair I got to see the tail end of a performance by Minnesota bluegrass group Monroe Crossing. I wish I had seen more; they put on a great show and I ended up buying one of their CD's.
It was a cool weekend, with highs barely topping 60, overcast skies, and occasional misty rain. It felt more like late September, so a big pot of beef vegetable soup with homemade bread made a warm comforting meal both Saturday and Sunday nights. I cut the tops off the garlic, coming up with seventeen pounds total, and cut the tops off the red and yellow onions and spread them out in the new house to dry a bit for storage. I estimate maybe forty pounds. Then I dug potatoes today, and although there were a lot of tiny tubers, I ended up with 62 pounds of usable spuds. I think a good potato, onion, and garlic soup is in order! I'll post more about the potatoes later; I need to get some pictures because the eight varieties I planted all have their unique qualities.
Back to work tomorrow. Where did the weekend go?