Friday, September 3, 2010

making lemonade

I've had a few bouts of insomnia lately. In the city the best I can do is creep out of bed and around the corner to work at the desk in the hall, hoping I won't wake Michael, since there's no door to close. (I shouldn't worry, Michael could sleep through subway construction.) In PA my late evenings are considerably more productive:

Bread & Butter pickles soaking at 1 am.

Tiny little hard peaches from a terrace on CPW made delicious jelly.

Roasted vegetables come out of the oven at 3...soon to be salsa.

Apricots almost dry by 4.

Sky's lightening up by the time I go back to bed. And I'm hungry.


At September 4, 2010 at 12:14 AM , Blogger meemsnyc said...

Wow! I am surprised your husband doesn't wake up from all the yummy smells of your kitchen. You are so productive in the middle of the night!! I just made pickles also. Love canning!

At September 4, 2010 at 9:22 AM , Anonymous Leda Meredith said...

I roasted and canned tomatoes at 2 a.m. this past week. Can totally relate.

At September 4, 2010 at 9:46 AM , Blogger SaraGardens said...

WOW, that's gorgeous! And you have the whole long weekend ahead of you, so some quality lounging is definitely in order. Sweet dreams...

At September 4, 2010 at 12:38 PM , Blogger Marie said...

You and Beence are insomniacs together at the moment. Poor you...

I was hoping for some lemonade :-)

At September 4, 2010 at 7:29 PM , Anonymous Zoe said...

I love this! I'll wonder what you're making when I wake up in the wee hours to lie there listening to the wind :)

At September 6, 2010 at 9:39 AM , Anonymous Mark said...

And I'm insane? You are a maniac.


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