In the time of the virus: day 38

Garden/allotment – I made a good start on weeding the front garden, and the soil was perfect for it.  I had to stop as some fencing was being replaced, but I should be able to finish this later this week.

Exercise/stay fit – I had a good walk, to a distant post office and back.  Very pleasant – I always enjoy seeing other people’s front gardens.

Craft/making – I made a start on the next patchwork project.  It’s so much easier second time around, and as I hoped I’m feeling increasingly confident about using the sewing machine.    Also made a second batch of yoghurt.  Am hoping this lot turns out ok – yesterday’s was strangely runny and a bit separated.  I don’t know why.  It’s usable, but not how I like it.  If this does the same way I’ll buy a small pot of yoghurt to use as a starter next time.

House/home repairs, improvements – no.

Admin – a bit, plus another zoom trustees’ meeting.  These are so well attended and so very productive.  We make a good team.

Kind deeds/something for others –  we’ve got a good swap system going on in our neighbourhood.  Today I needed a small amount of duct tape to mend a couple of things, but didn’t want to join the rather long queue at the local DIY shop.  Fortunately a neighbour was able to offer me enough to get the job done (in fact Malcolm already had enough to do one of the jobs).  A cake recipe I sent oldest son and his partner seems to have come out well – I think we’ll give that one a try if we manage to get hold of some more cocoa.

Stay sane! – Yoga, always.  Other people’s front gardens.  Lilac blossom.  Wisteria.  Birdsong.  Rain.  Some more (virtual) holiday planning for next week.


About deborah @ the magic jug

Now I've passed 60 I'm still doing all sorts of things I haven't done before, as well as carrying on with the things I already love. I live a happy life with my long term love Malcolm. In my blog I explore local and low tech ideas, food, growing, making, reading, thinking, walking, and lots of other words ending in 'ing'.
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