“Today’s gardening started at 0600. With a forecast temp of 104 it seemed like the only possible time to get the work done. Six am is not a civil hour in my book – I do my best sleeping early in the morning while it’s cool, slightly breezy and the birds are singing morning lullabys. I fought the urge to slam my phone on the floor as it bellowed at me in the middle of a particularly pleasant morning dream. I was actually snuggled under a light cover savoring the fleeting coolness.

I heard “wake up” noises in the far side of the house. Someone wanted it to be known that I was close to being a slacker. So, there I was shortly after, actually working by 6:20 am today. And, am I ever glad I was. We spent 3+ hours out there harvesting, tidying up, watering the few things that need special attention, finishing the long term compost bin, and cleaning the vegetables that were picked.”

Moonmooring

Today’s gardening started at 0600. With a forecast temp of 104 it seemed like the only possible time to get the work done. Six am is not a civil hour in my book – I do my best sleeping early in the morning while it’s cool, slightly breezy and the birds are singing morning lullabys. I fought the urge to slam my phone on the floor as it bellowed at me in the middle of a particularly pleasant morning dream. I was actually snuggled under a light cover savoring the fleeting coolness.

I heard “wake up” noises in the far side of the house. Someone wanted it to be known that  I was close to being a slacker. So, there I was shortly after, actually working by 6:20 am today. And, am I ever glad I was. We spent 3+ hours out there harvesting, tidying up, watering the few things…

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Story teller, retired journalist, author, folksinger, folklorist, gardener.
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