Remember last weekend when I picked my first four eating-sized green beans? Well, here you have today's harvest. It filled a gallon zip-lock bag. And inbetween today and last weekend there were more than enough to add to the chicken and dumplings.
Rattlesnake beans for the win again!
What a day. I am so tired. I thought that I might kick-back today, take it easy but my grocery list had grown so long that I was having to use the back side of the index card and also I wanted to return the blender device that I'd bought last Monday. I bought one with way too many features and functions for my needs and purposes and it was insane. So with Owen's help I packed everything back up in the box which was approximately five hundred parts, and I was itching to trade it in on a plain old blender. I'm still thinking I'm going to find my old blender base which will be fine because then I'll have a spare.
But before I went to town I did a few loads of laundry, hung everything on the lines, picked the produce you see above, put clean sheets on the guest room bed in preparation for Lis's visit, and cleaned a toilet.
Pro Tip: A toilet that is used by five grandchildren over the course of a day is going to need cleaning. Badly.
I also checked out my fig tree which I hadn't even bothered doing for weeks because no matter how promising it looks in late spring, by the time it's ripe fig season, all of the fruit on that tree will mysteriously have disappeared, whether to birds or squirrels or drought or whatever, I do not know. However, this year I have a small kernel of hope within me. There is SO much fruit on the tree.
Well, so it goes.