Sunday, July 27, 2008
Our visit to NC
NC was great. Hannah had a blast and got so much stuff we had to sent a small SUV to take it all home. That's no joke. David said he was going to start collecting a 5 dollar donation from people who gave gifts to her to cover the rental upgrade. We saw friends, which was something I really didn't get to do the last time we were home. We went to church, we did lots of fishing, playing pool and playing cornhole. And I spent a lot of time in the garden. Anything I picked or jarred came home with me. So while I was there we canned 25 jars of green beans and 3 jars of squash and zucchini. I also brought home creamed corn, field peas, catfish, butter beans, okra, peaches, tomatoes, and banana peppers. We had some of the catfish last night for dinner, David's parents were very appreciative of it. I also brought home a bag of deer jerky, but that is not public knowledge, as I'm not willing to share it! Tonight we're going to have some fried okra. I didn't realize until after I lived away from home for 4 years but boy do we like our fried foods at home! David was able to get wrapped up in a bunch of projects, which he loves. He drove a tractor for the first time, helped daddy move a 2 ton stump, learned how to work a lathe, which is a woodworking piece of equipment that's makes a piece of wood a cylinder.