Cleared more beds, planted more brocolli, reinstalled a water pump for the moo's, loving seeing the peach and pear trees blooming, lotsa daffodils now all along the front and guess what: Asparagus is starting!
Catch up time (again)
It's been very wet here and we were gone on a quick trip to Asheville for the Organic Growers school, so tried to finish the book sorting thing. Not all of Pop's books were gems. As a conference director of Christian Ed he got lots of review copies of books and usually picked up the book of whatever meeting he visited. I went through every book and sorted them by completely unjudgemental criteria. If the book looked to be unread or unhighlighted (he was big on writing in his books) and there was no autograph or inscription, then it went into a box to dump. But because I know very very littler re theology the boxes will go past A&A for one last check. I'm guessing they will agree that "Current Theology" types of books from the 60s will be tossers. There is a whole shelf of things Pop got from Bishop Harrell's library when he passed. I tried to make groupings of the rest - there is a shelf and a half of Bibles, another of hymnals, 2 shelves of pre-1900, 2 shelves of Harvard Classics..... Ha found a bookmark in one Harvard Classic, on Mama's notepaper, in Bunny's handwriting saying DO NOT REMOVE THIS BOOKMARK. So, I didn't!
Garden is better than it ever has been this time of year but we still can hear the weeds lurking, wanting to explode ahead of us so we are trying to be out there whenever it is warm enough and dry enough. 2 beds of onions (replanted after that 5 degree weather zapped us) 2 rows of brocolli, 1/2 row of spinach, one bed of carrots... Next in will be English Peas, turnips, beets, .... and need to start my tomato seedlings asap. Whew!