A shed full of poo.
After putting 7 freshly picked crookneck squash out by the street yesterday morning, with a "free" sign, I only had two taken. By evening the other 5 had cooked in the sun all day, so they went to the compost. This morning the daughter stopped in for coffee, and I told her about the squash. She said she wanted them from now on, that she forgot to tell me they were great when juiced with her other veggies and greens. So I'm happy the five I picked this afternoon will have a happy home. I was going to pull the remaining squash plant, but now it gets a reprieve.
Today I spent an easy day inside, tending to laundry and mopping the kitchen floor. Then I went out to pick the veggies, and tracked dirt back all over the floor I'd just mopped. It's a vicious cycle, I tell ya! I needed something to cheer me up, so I went shopping. I bought some capris, a printed T-shirt and a white blouse, all on clearance for twenty dollars plus tax. That cheered me up. Not only that, the capris were a size 8, rather than my usual size 10, and they fit perfectly. Woohoo!!
I hope the smaller clothing size wasn't due to my loss of blood recently. I have managed to get poked in the back with a branch (blood on my shirt), got my left middle finger wedged between shovel and trailer while loading cow poo (grabbed a paper towel and turned it red), grated my right thumb knuckle while grating cheese for tonight's pizza (thankfully bandaids were handy) and got a bloody nose while out in the garden (that was a first!). I also pinched my right index finger in the needle nose pliers while prying off some fence clips (no blood, just a painful blister).
I did get yesterday's frozen beans and peppers bagged today, and made the excess tomatoes into 1-1/2 quarts of juice. That needs to go in the freezer, so I sure hope I can pack things a bit tighter to make room!