Monthly Archives: July 2009

Tomatoes

Here is our list of Tomatoes planted in 2009:   From Columbia County Master Gardener’s Plant SaleRoma – 3Tumbler – 2Viva ItaliaPeronGiant ValentineSupersun Cherry HybridBlack from TulaItailian Giant BeefsteakChocolate CherryCherry RomaHealthkick   From Portland Farmers Market by PSUCarbonSungoldBloody Butcher   From … Continue reading

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Prayers

Both my dad and my father in law need prayers. Dad has bone cancer (third bought of cancer.) FIL has to have a kidney transplant as a result of Goodpastures Syndrome.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodpasture’s_syndrome   I’ve also been saying prayers for … Continue reading

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Good Bye Teacher Man

Good Bye to Frank McCourt. I really enjoyed the two books I have read. Ironically I bought two of his books this morning at Powells.   http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31997951/?GT1=43001   http://www.powells.com/  

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Wine Tasting in June

At the end of June we made a trip out to Dundee for some more wine tasting. We discovered that this is a great time to taste wines, plus we discovered a new place to eat, two new (to us) … Continue reading

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Jams and Jellies

Our cherry tree is very productive this year, and the birds seem to have missed it. We got a good harvest, and I started my annual jam and jelly making.   I am finding that certain pectins work better with … Continue reading

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