Welcome to the Weekend Coffee Share! What can I get you? There’s hot coffee in the French press, and ice tea in the fridge. Or I’d be happy to make a smoothie for you, with the ingredients of your choice. We have orange, pear, apple, ginger, red currants, strawberries, and raspberries that would make an excellent smoothie. The featured image is a photo from a lovely visit that my daughter and I made to our library yesterday, there’s an organic, fair-trade cafe at the library. We love to go there when we visit the library. I am especially found of their vegan lasagna, but yesterday we had coffee and a rocky-road cake (I mean, I had coffee, my daughter had juice.) How are you doing?
I’ve definitely entered vacation-mode now, two weeks into my vacation. Five lovely weeks left. I feel great about choosing to start my first week of vacation with a trip, now I feel super happy about doing the things I love locally. This week I’ve had many great bike rides, spent time working in my container garden, played numerous card games with my daughter, read books (both work related and fiction,) and went on walks in the rain. It’s been more humid than usual, still warm, some sun, some rain, and even some thunder this week. It’s definitely summer, with temperatures between 70-75F. It does feel warmer due to the humidity. What’s the weather like in your neck of the woods?
I took this photo during a magical bike ride around Lake Varpan on Thursday. It’s one of my favourite bike rides, and I’ve posted photos from this ride several times before (this is what it looks like in the winter at Lake Varpan.)
Speaking of summer temperatures and gardening, early this spring I tried to get extra gardening space, and this week I was offered a small piece of land for gardening purposes only. I’m going to look at it today. I am very excited about that. I’ll tell you more next week when I know more. It’s in the middle of our gardening season here, but there is still a lot of things I could do this season; plant some of the plants from my container garden in the ground for a bigger harvest, start a fall garden with cool season crops, and prepare for a killer gardening season next year. If you have a garden I’d love to know what’s growing in your garden at the moment?
Overall it’s been a great week! Thank you Natalie for hosting the Weekend Coffee Share. Tell me what’s going on in your neck of the woods. I’m going to try to visit everyone’s coffee share this weekend.