and I’m not ashamed to say that I’m totally proud of them.
I know I always say how much I love growing and cooking our own food, blah blah blah. And I do. Usually. But this summer I’ve been on a little “avoid the kitchen at almost all costs” hiatus. I’d like to say it’s just a function of warm weather and not wanting to be around hot foods and things, but I think it’s probably something else.
So, occasionally I do still force myself to make something from scratch at the stove… I can’t let my cooking muscles atrophy completely. But all that food growing out back, the squashes in particular, were starting having the opposite creative effect. As in, if I see another summer squash I might throw up. So in a moment of inspiration, I ripped out every single squash plant a few weeks ago. (I left the delicious winter squash in. Never sick of them and their pretty orange insides). Genius. I feel so much better.
This summer, I’m most excited about the flowers that I planted from seed. I can’t believe they worked! I made flowers! And they are bright and pretty and healthy. And our sunflowers are at least 10 feet tall. Maybe taller. I love them. And the little babies that pop up around the rows.
Sorry for the lack of posting. It’s either because there’s nothing going on that seems of interest to other people, or that there’s so much going on that it’s all I can do to keep things together in a semi-normal way. And I hate just posting something random for the sake of posting.
Plus, I needed a break from thinking and computing.