Eighth of an Acre Bounty

Random thoughts and anecdotes on cooking, critters, gardening and life on our small city lot.

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Entries from September 2008

Hot in the kitchen

September 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Yesterday was a steamy affair in the kitchen. I have finally acknowledged to myself that October is just around the corner and our traditional tomato glut is going to take a lot more coaxing this year. We got the plastic up on the hoop house the other weekend, but a combination of cold days and […]

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Tags: Cooking

Looking back at summer and the state of things

September 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Do you remember the heat? We didn’t have a lot of it this year, but we had some pretty hot days. I mentioned a while ago that we headed down to my friends land towards the end of August. It turned out to be one of the hottest days this year. That morning right before […]

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Tags: Deep thinking

Salatin’s manifesto (and my diatribe)

September 21st, 2008 · 7 Comments

I originally sat down to write a long overdue post of what I have been doing (since I certainly haven’t been posting). It quickly became apparent that I had to get something off my chest and my original post needed to be split into two, since I just couldn’t stop typing. The original post was […]

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Tags: Deep thinking

Been gone reading…

September 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

So I have been seriously remiss in posting lately. And I don’t really have a valid excuse short of life gets away from you sometimes. That and I have found myself not wanting to be in front of a computer for the remaining free time I have while the sun is still shining. I have […]

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Tags: General

Independence Days Challenge 7

September 1st, 2008 · No Comments

This entry is late, the weekend got away from me. Yesterday was pretty nice but it is cold and cloudy again today. Right now the temperature outside is a balmy 54 degrees F. I am not ready for fall. Plant -Ok, so I didn’t plant anything this week. I’m a bit demoralized, it appears summer […]

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Tags: Independence Days