Did you know storms can pick fresh fruit? It’s true. All you have to do is wrap netting around the tree to catch it. Irene was kind enough to knock this one loose. So that’s one pear harvested successfully, two to go.
Read More Fresh as a wind-picked pear
The tomato plant has a couple broken branches, but that’s about it. Someone’s broken tree branch came aground on the sidewalk in front of the house, but I have no idea where it came from. Mostly we spent the day pretty much the way these sparrows did: hunkering down in a safe place and chittering […]
Read More Storm has been duly weathered
We’ve had two bands of showers pass through so far, and now it’s quiet. There’s a pot of braised short ribs in the oven. Windows are shut. The stray bits outside are collected. We’re just waiting for the real Irene to storm through overnight.
Read More Enjoy the storm