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Week of August 5th

Gathered more Sand Plums (about a quart). Plan is to process this and what we already have in to juice and then jelly. Finished washcloth and started working on larger baby booties. Proportions seemed wrong on the first attempt of

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Week of July 22nd

Finished knitting the baby mittens. Taking a break before starting the next set of booties/mittens and making more washcloths. Gathered Sumac seeds and more apple and pear seeds. Trying to broaden my knowledge and learnto identify field greens. Not much

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Week of July 15th

Not much this week. Took a mental holiday. Finished one of the baby mittens, but still uncertain about them. Tweaked the pattern to based on photos of baby mittens from Sirdar’s “Gorgeous Baby Book 264”, so they look better. But

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Week of July 8th

Tried to get some mowing done, but didn’t get very far as the belt keeps slipping. Will need to look into what might be causing that. Used grass clippings to mulch the flower bed in front of the house. Went

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Week of July 1st

Mostly goofed off and enjoyed Independence Day. Saw a funny meme that said “TREASON is the REASON for the SEASON”. Didn’t shoot off as many fireworks this year, but also didn’t have to put out any fires. One fountain did

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Recipe – Mulberry Jam

Ingredients 2 ½ c mulberries 1 ½ c sugar 1 T lemon juice 2 T water Instructions Prepare the jars you will be storing your jam in by washing thoroughly with warm water and soap. Set to dry. In a

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Week of July 24th, 2019

Continuing to wet process the Blackberry seeds. Planted the Wild Garlic bulb and bulbils. Gathered seeds of either Blanketflower or Indian Blanket (uncertain exactly which it is). Got most of the Canadian Thistle mowed before it could set seed. The

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