Summer: Swim, See friends when I’m not passing out from farming exhaustion, Preserve some food (pesto/ brandied cherries/ pickled carrots…), Learn to open a beer with a random object, Get dressed up & go to Estelle’s with J…

Recyling, Compost, Wrap gifts for J, Dinner {Okra, Cabbage, Rice, Black-eyed peas, Orange+Beet+Ginger juice}, TV on the internet with lesbian characters, new beer from Pawtucket, Watching the sky darken.

WED: Sleeping in until 6!, Tea, Stretching, Oatmeal & Nectarines, Prison Gardens, Beer on the porch with a farmer friend?

Long stretching session, Not too much gin, TV on the internet, Waiting for the storm.

Hosting J’s side of our family in a few hours. Feed animals, Eat, Stretch, Straighten room-by-room, Pack, Grocery shop, Bakery. How to arrange this day so I don’t miss the World Cup Final?

Tomorrow: Walk Love to train, Pot up Gropius (the jade plant), Weed & Mulch cut flower garden, Seed sunflowers there?, Hill potatoes, Draft a budget for prison garden programming, Nap, Poodle haircut?, Wrap gifts?, Bike tires for J.

Today: Sleeping til 8, Lover’s amazing vegan Waffles w Strawberries & Blueberries, Too much coffee, Still reading In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Folding, Hike? or New Bedford Folk Fest? or Ocean? or Gardening?

Monday: Strawberries+Coffee+Pita+Marmalade, Poodle in the park, Drive J to train, Text K., Nettle tincture, Stretches, Water/weed cut flowers, Mechanic appt, Groceries, Dishes, Prep for RI Prison Garden visits, Prep for Focus Group (agendas, drinks, desired outcomes, vision), Swim at the Y, Pack outfits for Lady Gaga

Weekend: Worked the farmers market, Cleared the side yard with J, Beers, Read In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Vegan Kielbasa on the backyard fire, Cuke+Tomato+Kohlrabi salad, Sleeping on the kitchen floor, Waffles with our strawberries, Shopped for farm hats in Chinatown, Costa Rica Won! Penalty Kicks! Navas!, More reading, So sleepy this time of year that I pass out if I sit down anytime after 8:00 pm…

Only a 7-hour day at the farm today. Open afternoon.

Re Hydration: Bathtub, Water, Water, Water, Sleeping, Nearly continuous eating, Stretching, Smoothie with the last of last year’s frozen berries, Sleeping… 

Today: Up Early with H., Oatmeal + Chard + Coffee, Foraging nettles with H & the poodle, Pleasure Bay, Picnic lunch with our backs resting on a stone fort, Brook Farm Tour (focussing on the buildings they built during the Utopian Period! “The Hive!”), Harvest Co-op, H. flies back to west coast. 

Up Next: Beer on the porch, Prison Garden research, Pay Rent, Hide Keys, TV on the internet…

Woods, Dishes, Laundry, Bath, Beer. Dinner: Bok choi, Rice, Garbanzo salad. Queer karaoke solo?

This weekend: Lift weights, Farm laundry, Compost, Groceries, Thank you notes, Call Nana, Canoe if the weather cooperates, Public library, Plant peppers, Mulch?, Lay low….

Up at 6, Prison gardens (cultivating, transplanting tomatoes, seeding beans & melons), Phone call with prison gardener from Oregon!, Planting flowers (lupine, calendula, zinnia, sunflower, salvia, lavender, marigold, dahlia), Called friends because other communication is difficult, Lentil soup, Beer…