Sunday, December 6, 2009

Bountitul Gifts

It all began with a telephone call. A local CSA was starting up this spring. But in the meantime there were organic fall vegetables available to be picked up. It was summer once again for me, but this time the colors of purple and green were predominant and I was giddy with the bounty.


Collards, purple kale, broccoli, fennel, cauliflower, turnips and kolrabi...a literal feast.

I diced, chopped, boiled, and roasted, concocting delicious things to eat.

There was no end to the manner of things that could have been done on this day. Possibly many of them were actually considered at one time or another. But when it came right down to it, being home with my family was one of the best birthday gifts of all.


Another year, older, wiser, and still happy in love.

5 comments:

~Karen~ said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CATHY!
Best celebrated with family all around, I'm sure.
Such pretty pictures, too.

crochet lady said...

Oh, wonderful photos! You look so happy.

Hill upon Hill said...

Happy birthday!!!!!

So nice to see you ....
and may I mention that yummy chocolate cake?

Elisabeth Black said...

Happy birthday! I am envious of your CSA.

Deborah said...

Happy (belated) birthday!! What beautiful photos of you!! I'm glad you had a wonderful day, and enjoyed some fall bounty too.

Blessings!
Deborah

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