Two days were spent gathering in calves to send to market. I like to work with the cattle; get right in there with them, and let the adrenalin flow.
The garden was successful for the most part and I froze good things for next winter; now I will plant turnip green seeds and hope for one more thing to freeze. We're going to miss the fresh tomatoes.
Not every day was spent in the field so I have worked in the sewing room too. The flying geese quilt has been up for most of the summer, and the last border is now visible after working on it a few hours in the afternoons. My left hand has a tremor that shakes the whole frame some days, thread just will not go in the eye of the needle some days, leaving me to wonder how much longer will I be able to do a reasonably good job on my quilts. I don't need the quilts, but it brings me so much happiness to make them.
Isabelle needs new school clothes; I'll show you some of the ones I've made soon.
Summer sun is slower coming up over the tops of the pine trees now, and the chores must be finished not long after 8:00 p.m. Mornings feel cooler but give way to hot afternoons, so we know the fall season will be here soon.
Have you had a good summer?