the quotidian (7.5.21)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace

A special treat from the local orchard: for once, the apricots didn’t freeze!

The first bruschetta.

New flavor combo: rye and molasses with fennel seed.


Because I couldn’t find good crackers at Costco, I made some from sourdough discard.

The welcome-home pie my mom put in our fridge: black raspberry.

Apricot skillet pie with cornmeal crust.

Test peach rosé; see where I accidentally used salt instead of sugar on some of the roses?

Plated: roasted strawberry with balsamic reduction and basil.

White pizza: not quite as good as my sister-in-law’s, but close.

July 4: 55 quarts of applesauce and 7 quarts of apricots

Tandem nursing.

Cool down.

Modeling the heck out of those toolbelt suspenders.

Grumble, grumble.

The Kauai video‘s big screening.

College kids be so smart they wash dishes without looking.

This same time, years previous: cucumber mint cooler, pulling together, the family reunion of 2016, let’s revolutionize youth group mission trips! please!, our 48-hour date, French yogurt cake, butchering chickens, in their words.


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