One of the things is, the Granny Smith apple tree is blooming, later than the other apple trees. I made a blueberry pound cake from a Cooking Light recipe from 1998. I remembered it all these years. I found some Chobani lemon yogurt and want to try it again. It has been warm lately, and… Continue reading Knit, Crochet, Plants, Etc.
See I do knit. Actually, I finished this sweater, Zoe from C2Knts, a few weeks ago, but just got around to weaving in the ends and blocking. It is almost dry, then I have to sew on a couple of buttons. The yarn, Cascade Cotton Club, is not that blue, but is a greener teal.… Continue reading Evidence of Knitting
I saw some decapitated parsley plants, and kept looking for swallowtail caterpillars. I found some in the next couple of days after finding the chewed parsley. They were on the dill in the next planter. I was wondering if frass serves as fertilizer.The red in the background of the caterpillar shot is the periwinkle (vinca)… Continue reading Canning and Caterpillars
I am still knitting on Sedona from the denim color Rowan Calmer yarn. Yesterday I made pickled tomatoes with the Yellow Pear and Golden Gem cherry tomatoes. I found the recipe in a Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. I also used BHG jars. Today, I picked a couple of baskets of assorted red tomatoes, and … Continue reading More Maters and Stuff
I finished the Zoe cardi, out of the Cascade Cotton Club yarn. I made the body a little shorter and the sleeve a little longer. I stll used almost all the 7 skeins of yarn. It still needs ends woven in and blocking. It is teal, a little greener than this flash photo. We have… Continue reading Multi-hued Tomatoes, Teal Sweater and Red Flowers
DH made the mistake of asking Belvedere if he wanted to go car-car. So he was excited for a couple of days. Belv needed routine shots and was limping. I think it is from a broken toenail-but he wasn't letting the vet look at it after he stuck needles in his back. I have to… Continue reading In Which We Go for a R-i-d-e
I have been knitting on the Zoe card, and I have finally reached the sleeve division. Now the rows are shorter, and I only have 2 lace/cable sections to keep track of. The yarn is Cascade Cotton Club. All of the tomato plants have gone nuts after having rain almost daily, including the Patio Hybrid… Continue reading More Assorted Stuff