Friday, July 24, 2009

Garden Journal 7/24/09: How To Beat the Summer Heat

You Simply Sleep Through It

Realization of the Day:
At least somebody's getting some use out of my potting bench this time of year.

I hope you have a very relaxing weekend!

© Copyright 2009, the siesta taking foodie farm blog where the one advantage to living in an area that's constantly being deforested is that you can often buy rough cut lumber from local sawmills for a ridiculously low price—but after several years it starts to reach warp factor six. I don't consider this a problem—more like an excuse to build a whole new potting shed where I'll be able to not only do my dirty work but display some of my vintage garden treasures (photos of them hopefully up soon) as well. If nothing else, it's something to dream about during those siestas.


  1. Cats are so carefree and hysterical. This captures their lightheartedness perfectly! If only everyone could loll around like that all day, or at least take an afternoon siesta sprawled out on a bench...



  2. Why do I suddenly feel like taking a nap?

  3. Susan,
    I am from Nebraska and just signed up to be a blogger on blogspot. I love your site and will check back often to see what is going on in your world.

    The Garden Lady

  4. What an absolutely adorable picture!

  5. I can't tell you how inviting that pose looks right now!



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