Archive for August, 2010

Tomato Time

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

If I wasn’t mistaken, I felt a bit of cool crispness in the wind this morning; hints of autumn? The calendar says August but already the crops are saying “harvest.” That can only mean one thin. Fall is on its way. Late summer titillates the senses with the aroma of fresh cut […]

Garden Party

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Saturday was our annual garlic cleaning party! We promise pizza, beer, and garlic tasting in exchange for a few hours of clipping and cleaning of garlic. The annual event has morphed into more food, drinks, and music, sometimes followed by a dip (wanted or not) in our small pool! This year […]

New Arrival

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Well, we did go to the fair and we did look at tractors and we did take the plunge and buy a brand, spanking new MF 1533 series from a great guy, James Kieferr of Kiefer Equipment. It’s beautiful! Don’t get me wrong our old Massey gave us 32 […]

Fair Enough

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

It is fair time here in Medina County (Aug.1-8), the time of the year when everyone can show off the fruits (literally and figuratively) of their labor. Medina County Fair is over 164 years old; one of the largest and oldest fairs in the state. Farmers, bakers, sewers, artisans, collectors, and youth bring […]