Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

Things got more efficient after we began using a paring knife to slice down the seam of the pods to free the spring peas. “Everyone is getting a scheduled C-section!” Doug declared. It certainly made us faster as we shelled thirty-seven pounds of peas. Is it worth it? Hail destroyed the majority of our peas …

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My entire to-do list was shot yesterday.  The day went a bit like this, Pat came over while waiting for her car to be fixed and we spent two hours shelling peas.  Then we went to lunch and she went home.  I put Doug to work.  We spent four more hours shelling peas until the …

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