The last time I was home I put some lily pads in our pond. This pond was once a muddy cow pond. Now it's just muddy. We hope that adding plants like these will help to clean up the water. The lily's are now blooming, and they really do brighten up the pond. We also discovered that our pond is supporting a lot of baby frogs.... I lost count at 896 so I can't tell you exactly how many. It's exciting to see that nature is bringing more creatures into our lives.
Yesterday we hit another milestone. Our first dozen or so Asian pears went on sale at the Boone St. Market in Jonesborough, TN. Like a proud new parent, I took my small bundle of delight to them to be weighed and checked in. And here they sit in the cooler ready for someone to come along and fall in love with them just like we did. It wasn't easy getting here. This is the first year of production for the first acre of trees that we planted 3 years ago. The trees are still rel