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October 22, 2013

Broccoli cauliflower soup good for cool evenings

This second week of October turned out to be nice and sunny although mornings are cool. It was a perfect week to catch up on outside work.

One evening my husband Joe and the boys cleared out one of our gardens and tilled it. Joe planned a ground cover crop this year to help replenish the soil. We weren’t used to doing this when we lived in Indiana but with the soil being so sandy around here it will help. His year we are trying a winter radish, although not edible, that will help prevent weeds and also replenishes the minerals needed in the soil. Several families in our church district have tried them and had good results.

The girls are also raking leaves every chance they get. They are accumulating on the ground faster than they can keep up with our many trees. There are signs of autumn everywhere, including farmers who are starting to harvest their crops.

We had some very happy children last night. Minnie, the miniature pony that daughter Susan trained and is also the mother of our miniature pony, Prancer, is ours to keep now. Her owner called and wondered if we would want her. He said we can just have her since Susan trained her and he’s not really set up to take care of her this winter. The children wanted to go get her right away last night.

Grapes are ripening late at the U-pick orchard this year due to the colder weather we’ve had. Tomorrow we plan to go pick grapes to put into juice. We are out of grape juice so it will be nice to have some on hand again. Cider and popcorn and apples are also a favorite snack around here this time of year.

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