2. It is satisfying, in a very basic way, to pluck and handle the various herbs growing in the garden. Chopping releases their scent more fully, bringing their earthy goodness into the kitchen.
3. As the sun leaned toward evening, the air cooled right down again. Steve and I went out to finish some chores in the yard and Tess came out with her camera. She shot some photos which I think captured the evening perfectly.
|The last of the tree that fell last week.|
|Seniorita and Vander Bandy|
|Sunset out back.|
|Volunteers from the seed in the bird feeder.|
|The ending of summer brings everything to seed.|
|For those who are superstitious, Steve's job is a lucky 13 miles down this road behind our house.|