68 bar falls 30.06 0mph NNE dew-point 38 sunrise 6:45 set 7:34 Lughnasa
First Quarter of the Harvest Moon rise 4:49 set 12:17
Corn, Bleeding Heart, Impatiens, Beets and Beans at 3pm
This morning I got up, ate breakfast and went straight outside. Posting in the morning has begun to interfere with other projects. Even so, I like to do it. The posting gives a start to the day. Just too long a start sometimes.
Till noon I cleaned up old wire fencing so we can recycle it on Saturday. At noon I began the sun/shade survey for our ecological gardens project. Instead of shading in a map I decided to use the digital camera and print contact sheets of prints shot at 9AM, noon, 3pm, 6pm. I stand in the same location for each shot. It takes about 20 images to cover the whole yard.
After the nap I went out into the wide world to collect meds and some ink for my Canon color printer. This is the first time I have purchased ink for this printer, in fact it’s the first time I’ve purchased ink for any printer other than my HP L4 since 1991. The cost of color ink impressed me. High. Ouch.
About a year ago right now Kate and I attended a conference in Iowa City, Iowa. Focused on climate change and the issues involved, I came away convinced I needed to get involved in some direct way. I made a list of things to do at the conference, but as the year has gone by I realize I have gotten a much better handle on personal action. Continue reading