I have been growing enough food for myself and the chickens (though they are supplemented with feed from the local feed store.
Typical meals have been made from eggs and flour from 'Four Leaf' made into pasta, sauces made from vegetables and herbs from the garden; bruchetta with garlic, oil, tomatoes and basil; 'eggs and vegetables', being a typical collection of whatever vegetables are ready (carrots, beets, potatoes, kale, cooked in oil with eggs 'thrown in' at the last minute… and on it goes…. there are plenty of options.
I was determined to make a blog post before the end of the month. I have bits and pieces of notes to myself so that I won't forget some of the ideas that I wanted to add, but for today, these are photographs taken during March 2015.
Crested pigeons on the birdbath. This pair seems to be permanent residents. I ahve a bird-friendly yard, though there is a threat of feral cats (and some nighbour's pets as well) but I finally have a trap… to be put to use in the near future.
I have had a few comments from blog readers and friends asking where I have been. I have been quietly gardening and thinking. My little notes with ideas that I have meant to write about are in a scruffy pile on my desk, and I feel as though I am getting back in control of my own life, at least.