Late Afternoon Window on Labor Day: Farm laundry, Walk with the dog, Thank you note, Work plan for Prison Garden, Eat, Bike to J by 6:45. The impossible list, my specialty.

The best things didn’t make it to the list: skateboarding, turtle pond swimming, blackberries.

Drank water out of a canola oil bottle, Camped with my mom (unrealistic), Held an impromptu meeting in a large van/gazebo with the director of Providence Parks about google maps, Confusion with people suddenly leaving, Saw my friend RB arrive over the hill from Bklyn…

Sore muscles all the time, Not looking in the mirror before I go to work, Tangible consequences for all my actions, Thinking about farm systems, Rallying morale, Eating/canning/freezing as many seconds as we can, Eating while harvesting (see: cherry tomatoes), Stretches as religion

Cut flowers, Fries & fried green tomatoes, Wild hair, Second breakfast, Swimming. Tomorrow: Chest freezer, Tulip order, Ginger research, Prison garden workplan, Library returns, YMCA, Bank, Hardware store, Return video rentals, Freeze or can tomato sauce that @ottorumbles made.

Spun down to NC to visit family for a long late-summer weekend. Above: The Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte. Struck by the low prices. Back at home: Return audiobook to library, Y membership, Cut flowers, Make (pink lady) tomato sauce, Pick blueberries, Ginger research… Spun down to NC to visit family for a long late-summer weekend. Above: The Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte. Struck by the low prices. Back at home: Return audiobook to library, Y membership, Cut flowers, Make (pink lady) tomato sauce, Pick blueberries, Ginger research… Spun down to NC to visit family for a long late-summer weekend. Above: The Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte. Struck by the low prices. Back at home: Return audiobook to library, Y membership, Cut flowers, Make (pink lady) tomato sauce, Pick blueberries, Ginger research… Spun down to NC to visit family for a long late-summer weekend. Above: The Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte. Struck by the low prices. Back at home: Return audiobook to library, Y membership, Cut flowers, Make (pink lady) tomato sauce, Pick blueberries, Ginger research…

Spun down to NC to visit family for a long late-summer weekend. Above: The Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte. Struck by the low prices. Back at home: Return audiobook to library, Y membership, Cut flowers, Make (pink lady) tomato sauce, Pick blueberries, Ginger research…

Worked a half day at the farm. Been up since 4:30. What to do with myself. Choices: Eat, Scrub hands to approach a dirt-less appearance, Nap, Bank, Groceries, Read on front porch, Laundry, Black jean shorts, Gifts for family, Ginger research, Mashed potatoes

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