Ugh, I need to pay attention…
Here’s a tip: if you burn wood to make ashes for your compost, put them into the compost prior to the arrival of rain. Ashes, ashes, they all wash away. 🤦🏻♂️
I popped into WLF this morning to hopefully save the ashes, but was too late. What I did find however is that last night’s rain(storm?) must of had some gusts of wind with it as the tops,of my tall cherry tomato plants were bent over the tops of the tomato cages, and one bucket of bean plants had also been bent over. I cut off the top of the tomato plants, but propped the beans back up in hopes that they don’t die. The bean plants have a teepee up which to grow, but I thing I have mistakenly planted bush beans since I have yet to see any of the plants sprout climbing tendrils.
Yesterday I tried to convert a financial account to paperless statements when I realized that I didn’t have an online account with them. I’ll tell you now that it’s an IRA to which I stopped contributing in 1999 and never rolled over. When I tried to create one online I realized that the phone number they had on record was my landline so I couldn’t receive and access code via text. When I called the company to see about opening one I had to answer questions like what was the email address associated with my account; I don’t know what email address I used twenty-plus years ago. I then had to take a four-question timed quiz with another associate to prove my identity. Fortunately I knew the answer to all of these, and was finally able to creat an account. What. A. Process.
Last night I harvested some beans from other plans as well as some Swiss chard to bring over to Bonnie’s house where we cooked up a tofu stir fry. I was hoping to add some bok choy or pak choi too, but the remaining plants were well past their best days. I sure have a lot of compost material now. Dinner was delicious, thanks again Bonnie, and so was the rosé wine. The two of us had considered playing trivia either at Red’s or up in Buford, but the week has been a stressful one for both of us, so eating a meal, watching tv, and calling it quits early was a much better choice.
Today I have more onboarding tasks for my new overlord, and a brief intermission for something I will blog about tomorrow, and the over to Betsy’s for Top Chef tonight.
Hopefully you are having a good week and are remaining healthy.