A lightning strike Thursday evening took out the tower from which we receive our Internet signal and thus my silence. Justin came up this evening and brought his portable 'hot spot' so I'm able to post -- regular service should resume in a few days.
Above is a Black Krim tomato --
Elizabeth Goodweather has them in her garden but this is a first for me.
Also, I'd like to direct your attention to her spirits rose, where Katy, the proprietor, has done a lovely watercolor picture of Marigold and her calf.