Saturday, August 20, 2011

Pick. Feast. Love.

I picked some marvelous things under sunny skies this morning . . .

Just-Picked Sungold Tomatoes
Sungold Tomatoes

Calendula Blossoms
Calendula Blossoms

Brookfield Farm Salad
Today's lunch: romaine, radicchio, tomatoes, cucumber, calendula, all organic, all from the Brookfield Farm, the CSA in South Amherst I've belonged to for 15 years.

If you are what you eat, then I am the Brookfield Farm. Do you belong to a CSA or have a garden? What have you been picking and feasting on?

Snickers, Aug 2011

In other news: it's Snickers's adoption anniversary. She had her annual check-up today and was pronounced in excellent health and at an ideal weight. The vet and assistant cooed over her soft fur, her gentle manner, her beautiful eyes. None of this praise made her any happier to be there, though--she got back in her carrier as fast as she could the second the exam was over.

Snicks in Motion

She is the most joyful, affectionate little cat I've ever known. It's been a wonderful year, and I hope we have many more together.


Betsey said...

Happy Anniversary! Snickers is just the sweetest cat!

KnitNana said...

Happy Anniversary to both you and Miss Snickers - I'm not a calico fan, per se, but she's beautiful and she's made you happy - THAT is what counts...
I was a CSA member one year and could not keep up. Too much food for one person. But I shop my local farmer's markets, and those Sungold tomatoes are tops on my list...they're a little bite of sunshine!
Beautiful salad...

Robin said...

Snickers is just. So. Beautiful. She looks to be such a pleasant companion.

Our garden tomatoes are beginning to ripen. The Roma'a are especially flavorful this year.

stringplay said...

Happy Anniversary, Snickers. I always enjoy seeing her photo in a post.

Tierney Barden said...

I heart Snickers!

KPiep said...

I had to giggle a bit. I am so happy for you and Snickers...but my own recent adoption has been so nutty that I am jealous, too!