It has been a wonderful year for tomatoes. Last summer they refused to ripen. This was probably for the best, since JD was only a few months old and canning them was not really a feasible option. My stash of home canned tomatoes had dwindled down to the point where I was almost panicking. No goulash? What if I really, really want goulash? You can’t make goulash with (gasp) store bought canned tomatoes!
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It’s another gray, blustery day here in Michigan. My energy levels are still in “summer mode” even if the weather is not, so I have been doing some fixing around the house. Sleeping in until 8 every day is a beautiful thing!
One of the great things about living in my town in Michigan is that it is farm country. There is just something to be said about living where food is grown. Most areas around here have festivals celebrating their major crop, thus we have pickle, corn, and potato festivals to name a few.
OOOOWWWWWCH!!! When skin and bone collide with concrete at a relatively high velocity, it really hurts. I’m whining because I’m still bleeding from my last such encounter, and I can say with complete certainty that my pride does NOT hurt more than my left arm, right hand or left knee.
Earlier today I had a “Duh!” moment…okay I have them all the time, but today’s was particularly disturbing to me. We were on our way out to take my daughter to her softball practice, and I was making sure I had everything I needed. Purse? Check. Wallett with I.D.? Check. Keys? Check. Cell Phone (in case my husband was able to call from Kuwait)? Che… Oh no, where’s my cell. Hold on kids, gotta find my–, oh how embarrassing…I’m talking on it…