A few nights of outdoor plays had ot be cancelled - first time ever for air quality - due to dense smoke from the many lightning sparked wildfires in the area. Weather and forest folks say we'll be seeing heavy smoke off and on until early fall.
Most plantings in our region had to wait until MOther's day, then of course it got cold and poured rain for two weeks. But, it's all good now. Everything is leafed out and the vegetables are starting to thrive. The first warm ripe tomato straight from the vine is only a month away!
Everything you get from the garden is good, but for me it's the tomatoes that are light years better than you can ever get in even the best local produce shop.
Volcano of Fire erupts volcanic ash spews from the Volcan de Fuego or Volcano of Fire as seen from Palin, south of Guatemala City, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. The long-simmering volcano exploded into a series of powerful eruptions Thursday,