The day of The Great Pumpkin Carnival dawned in fitting shades of orange. There wasn’t a great swathe of orange at the homestead this year. But we did get to go to The Great Pumpkin Carnival, unlike last year. And I did get to enter some pumpkins in the competition. This season I was more … More The Great Pumpkin Carnival 2021
We’ve been having a few technical difficulties here. My computer had a series of fits and then it promptly died. Fortunately, I have The Husband, who has been hard at work building me a new computer. So, I think we’re back on track now! The day before the Great Pumpkin Carnival was once again full … More The Great Pumpkin Carnival
This summer was intense: intense heat, intense humidity and intensely waiting for rain. Now autumn, my favourite season, is upon us. While the heat is less intense, it’s still very humid and we’re still waiting for more rain. The Indian Summer this year meant mornings and evenings started getting cooler sooner than usual, and some … More How Goes The Swathe of Orange?
We entered the pumpkin madness zone this past weekend. The Great Pumpkin Carnival was on on Sunday and there was much preparation to be done on Saturday. I looked over all my pumpkins and made final selections about which ones to enter into which categories. Then they needed to be carefully cleaned, quickly photographed and … More Pumpkin Madness