So maybe some of the garden strawberries made it into the house...
...at least long enough to have their picture taken with their neighbor the artichoke.
A few days ago I blogged that I was eating most of the luscious sunshine filled strawberries right in the garden and hadn't collected many to bring into the house. Well, the above basket harvested a couple of days ago is proof that at least some strawberries saw the inside of my kitchen. So far I have harvested about two pint baskets full. There are more ripenng in the sunshine. I grow them in a 8ft x 4ft raised bed that they share with my surviving artichoke plant. Which as you can see does produce a few edible artichokes each spring.
So far this morning I have:
1. Picked strawberries
2. Watered the boysenberries and blackberries
3. Been surprised by a small and timid snake sunning himself on my front porch
4. Made minor updates to several of the websites I maintain
5. Done various house and garden maintenance chores
6. Received over 330 spam emails in my inbox when I opened it this morning
So I took the time to write an email to my ISP support department asking for help to stop the barrage of spam emails. It seems that some jerk has been using my email address as their return email address on thousands of spam advertising emails that they have sent out over the past few weeks. As a result, all of the "undeliverable mail" notices and even a few complaints get received by me at that email address. I figured it would pass in a few days, but so far it has not. It is really annoying. It pisses me off that someone would steal my email address and use it like that. No answer from my ISP support dept yet, so I thought I would vent about it here.Updating the websites is fun and it relaxes me. I am sitting here in my cool office avoiding going outside to weed my gardens and plant more veggie seeds. Yesterday, I mowed for about 90 minutes with my new used lawnmower. It works pretty well, but I was sure tired, hot and very very dusty when I came in afterward. I got my shiny new mower all dirty and dusty too.
Well, I need to do a few more business related tasks before I venture out in the midday heat to work in the garden. So off I go.
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