This was one of the latest project for my husband and me. We live out in the country and our land is blessed with a few native fruits, which we try to make the most of. These are dewberry vines that have grown in this spot and produced a lot of berries most years since … Continue reading All In a Tangle
Winterizing, Planning Ahead, and Family History
We just had our first significant “cold front.” By significant to our area of the Deep South, our temps dropped from almost 90 down to the high 40’s at night and around 75 in the day. As I was walking late in the day yesterday I noticed my legs actually felt cool before I came … Continue reading Winterizing, Planning Ahead, and Family History
Fall is Time for Jelly Making!
I’m back in the loop again, it seems. My daughter is much better from being so sick for a few weeks, and my computer is back functional after taking a “break” of its own without permission from me. Now on to my post. I feel rich lately. Not with money or possessions, but with family … Continue reading Fall is Time for Jelly Making!
Daddy said some precious word to me the other day. He said, “The Scuppernongs are ready.” He has a couple of vines on one of those trellises made of iron pipe and fencing. We can walk under it when we are picking the Scuppernongs and pick the ones we can reach through the large squares … Continue reading Precious Words
Sugarin’ Down the Figs
It’s that time of summer again. The figs are “hangin’ in tags,” as the old saying goes where I come from. That means there’s a “bumper crop,” or there are a lot of figs on that tree this year. Both of my mamaws had fig trees in their back yards. They are still there to … Continue reading Sugarin’ Down the Figs