Whew. The Bag Lady has had a busy few days. She worked her first shift last evening after spending a good portion of the day picking over and cleaning huckleberries, then making pastry and pies.
It was worth it. She made 3 pies altogether - two of them went into the freezer for the young fella who picked the berries:
and she baked the other one for the Rancher and herself. It turned out very well.
She also spent more time in the kitchen today making huckleberry jam. It seems to have set properly, and she is pretty sure she heard all of the lids snap, so they are all sealed.
Her shift at work last night was very quiet, but the swimming pool wasn't open. It has been closed for most of the summer for a major overhaul, but was due to open today. She works again tomorrow and expects things will be quite different!
In the meantime, she has been trying to catch up on blogs, and housework, laundry and gardening!
Here are a couple of the peppers she grew on her deck this summer: