Photo: Great grandparents at their farm in Blandinsville, IL, with five of their six children .. my grandpa was yet a twinkle in grandma's eye. Stable boy and governess also pictured. Hodges farm, circa 1903-4
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Monday, April 11, 2011
Hubby and I worked on building 10 of 14 raised garden beds last week, some extra deep and outfitted with quarter inch wire mesh underneath and soon to include hoops made from curved electric conduit to support different coverings. We have them stacked and draped outside on a slope until the actual garden ground is ready. It will be at least another five weeks or so before we are frost free and can transplant the seedlings.
Through all of this soggy weather, I picked up a flu virus that ended with acute sinusitis and over two weeks of feeling exhausted. Saturday I finally broke down and visited the doctor to get some meds and am almost up to feeling 100% better. The thought of lying on the backyard hammock in the warm summer air sounds like heavenly therapy; can't wait!