last of the blueberries


'H' is still working on that ear infection. She has a fever and she says her ears and nose are "plugged". She didn't sleep well last night, and neither did I. That's okay, she's not in pain and today we enjoyed the blueberry patch. It's almost the last day of the season (I picked some of those bushes bare). We were the only people there.


I don't have any complaints about life, it's all good. Beauty all around.



Here's something Jeff and I noticed this summer - genetically modified corn has come to Saratoga County. This Pioneer Hi-Bred corn is bred to resist glufosinate, a highly toxic herbicide. Glufosinate is currently being phased out across Europe because of the health and environmental risks. It's probably already in use around here, and the presence of the Pioneer Hi-Bred now guarantees it. Good-bye butterflies and bees, hello birth defects and fertility problems.

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My name is Jillian. I started this blog as a way to experiment with my camera and it's a become a nice little spot where I enjoy spending time. I'm a mother to 6 and 4 year old daughters, wife to a cool computer guy, and mama to a cuddly cat. We enjoy eating local, organic food; managing several food allergies; homeschooling with love; spending time in nature; and we love to take time each day to be creative. You can also find me over at From Scratch Club from time to time. Welcome!