September 28, 2017

It feels different in the fields this week. The hot weather and sun of late ripened many green tomatoes and peppers while fending off the coming autumn, but that all changed Monday when a front moved in bringing more appropriate temperatures and much desired rain!

I sto...

September 21, 2017

On October 1 I will be participating in a fundraising walk. I'm not doing it for exercise. I'm doing it because three years ago my dad Ken died from suicide caused by depression. There I said it - I hate saying it. Even though society's stigma surrounding suicide has l...

September 14, 2017

When we dug the yellow potatoes for this week's box, Bill and I developed a steady rhythm. He dug deep under the plant with a 4-prong garden fork as I grasped the plant stem of the plant. When it loosened, I gently shook clumps of dirt from buried roots to reveal hidde...

September 7, 2017

It's been a long week for us. Bill's dad who suffers from frontotemporal dementia experienced some serious infections and was transferred on Saturday from his memory care facility in Richland Center to UW Hospital in Madison.

Although he's responding to treatment, it ap...

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