And after doing this TWICE to two different blocks....
...I grabbed Paul's electrical tape to mark off the 4 1/2" mark as to not do it again. Sheesh!
I'm almost finished trimming up the blocks; just a few remain. And then I'll be onto the Blue/Neutral HSTs.
However, before then, I need to get into the garden to check for more green beans and cucumbers. On Monday, before I ended up running since Paul was home, rained-out, the girls and I brought in the first (of MANY) harvest batches of peas, beans, cucumbers..... The peas and beans were snacked on all day and eaten for dinner; not enough to can yet. However, the cucumbers were sufficient to can the first 6 quarts of dill pickles; mostly baby-dills! My goal this year is to stay on top of the cucumbers to mainly have baby-dills, the FAVORITE of this family.
When I returned from my run on Monday, Paul shared these pictures with me that he had taken of the girls helping him in the lower garden. Some onions were pulled from Caitlyn's garden patch, some carrots from Candace's, and some beans from Cassie's.
As you can see, the
And finally, due to some more rainy weather, Paul was home again yesterday for the afternoon. He made some banana bread and ATTEMPTED to make some raspberry bread (using the same recipe as banana bread). I'm not sure if you can tell, but.........it was a failed attempt. It smelled good, even tasted good when I took a little nibble from the "done" edges, but.....it wasn't fully cooked, nor looked all that good. However, notice that there isn't much of the banana bread left? Mmmmmmmm....he has perfected THAT recipe!