2003-08-17 00:29:13 (UTC)

Basics for Saturday, August 16, 2003


** Laundry
** Water garden and flowers
** Bake blackberry pie


DINNER: Meatloaf, boiled red potatoes with chives and
butter, fresh green beans, sliced tomatoes and cucumbers,
biscuits and blackberry pie with homemade vanilla ice cream
for dessert.

WHAT'S IN JOHN'S LUNCHBOX: Macaroni salad; a turkey salami
sandwich with provolone cheese, sliced green pepper and
slivered olives; potato chips; two buttered blueberry
muffins; a slice of pineapple upside cake; a nectarine, an
apple, an orange and a banana; two containers of iced tea;
one of iced coffee and one of orange juice.

QUILTING: Worked a bit on Christmas bazaar crafts.

WHAT I'M GRATEFUL FOR: Getting back to normal! (See entry
for today)

READING: Local Girls by Alice Hoffman

WEATHER: Clear and warm with highs in the mid 80s

SCHEDULE FOR TOMORROW: Bible study and church in the
morning; bake chocolate chip cookies for John's lunch in the

QUOTE: In daytime now the corn tassels shake out their
sweet perfume and scatter it into the air. At night the
heavy, sweet , unripe perfume of corn gathers like fog in
low places; if you drive past a cornfield in the dark, you
know it is there because you can smell it. And in the
sultry nights of Augusut the stalks snap and rustle as they
grow. ~ Rural Free: A Farmwife's Alamanc of Country Living