A Walk in the Autumn Woods, McCormick’s Creek State Park, Indiana

By | October 16, 2011

Saturday morning we made a quick trip to the Bloomington Farmers’ Market. It is held during warm season every Saturday in an open plaza just south of the Bloomington municipal government building. A brass band was playing for passers-by, and children were playing around the fountain, despite the slight autumnal chill in the air. In the background is… Read More »

Some Pictures from the Garden, August 2011

By | August 14, 2011

The water scarecrows appear to be succeeding in their mission assignment, to keep the deer away from the tomato plants they did not destroy earlier, so they have a chance to recover and produce some tomatoes. A variety of tomatoes, including a dark purple heirloom grape and a large Amish Paste Roma variety. Although we appear to be… Read More »

At Least the Turtle Gets a Tomato

By | July 19, 2011

Since I broke my ankle almost eight weeks ago, the only thing that salvaged at least 80% of the vegetable garden was our son, Tim, coming over for a few hours every day and pulling up weeds and harvesting. In the 10 days after the accident, before he got started on it, the garden was almost completely overrun… Read More »