Another beautiful October day
Autumn is stealing into the trees and shrubs
that line the little creek bed
at the back of the meadow across the lane!
I watch for the deer family
that have taken up residence there
but only occasionally see
the hind end of Mama,
and a peek at the little one.
If I were to spend more time in the garden,
putting it to bed;
gathering leaves and stalks to put
in the yard waste barrels;
and cutting back the herbs to bring in and dry,
well then I might see more of the deer family.....
If I should be weaving at the Le Clerc
I would be looking out the window
that faces on the meadow,
but right now I am doing Christmas Runners
and towels on the Glimakra,
and all I see out the window in that room
is the roof top of the neighbour's shed
and the walnut trees that tower over it.
Nobody picks the walnuts
but when the wind blows they end up in the lane
and my son-in-law rescues them,
shells them and puts the walnut meat in quart jars,
and one of these days I am going to
sugar some, and put them away for Christmas!!
In the meantime I am making soup....
this morning's menu
Leek and Potato!!