Summer Vacation

September 2, 2011 § 3 Comments

A few days ago, with the family away visiting relations, I decided to take a vacation. Which is to say, I chose to do nothing but which struck my fancy.

This is what my day looked like, in no particular order.

1. Milked and did other chores

2. Made ice cream entirely from ingredients produced on our farm (cream, eggs, maple syrup, blueberries)

3. Ate ice cream for breakfast

4. Gathered nearly six pounds of chanterelles

5. Ate nearly one pound of chanterelles

6. Picked two quarts of wild blackberries

7. Ate a pint of wild blackberries

8. Made four pounds of butter

9. Split firewood

10. Dropped a dozen trees and skidded logs with the tractor

11. Ate more ice cream for lunch

12. Swam in the pond

13. Greeted my family upon their return, after three days absence

It was a good day.

§ 3 Responses to Summer Vacation

  • Heidi says:

    That sounds like an absolutely lovely day! What a vacation :-)

  • Suzanne says:

    And you still accomplished alot more fun things than I did!

  • Elise Gignac says:

    I am glad that things are going well for you. I saw on the news what devastation Irene left in Vermont and was concerned how your operation was affected. Looks like all is well, that’s great. We are very dry on the Canadian prairie, not as bad as Texas. It’s wonderful to see a farm doing well. Keep up the good work and your posts.

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