First, Happy National Dog Day!
The flock integration continues to go fantastically well, perhaps because chickens are not as sharp as sheep in recognizing faces. Here are the three new Australorps with one of the Olive-Eggers at the rear:
Yesterday I spent a lot of time at this place, and driving to and from it twice:
Today I finally had a chance to tackle the bush beans I picked before our backpacking trip, and the prunes I picked the last two mornings. Seven quarts of spiced prunes, a full dehydrator, and a plum upside-down cake barely made a dent in the fruit on our two trees; then there are the apples. I have my work cut out for me on Sunday! Fortunately, it's supposed to be a little cooler by then. After a mild Monday, this week heated right back up to at and near triple digits. But of course; it's canning season!