First handful of green beans and tomatoes for this season.

Red flannel hash for dinner.

Red flannel hash for dinner.

Freshly harvested, very large garlic. The stalk on the biggest one is six feet long.

Freshly harvested, very large garlic. The stalk on the biggest one is six feet long.

Father John Misty is coming to Cleveland to play a free show on 7/31. Happiness.

Pasta with almonds, chickpeas, beet greens, pecorino romano, and red pepper flakes.

Pasta with almonds, chickpeas, beet greens, pecorino romano, and red pepper flakes.

First beet of the season!

First beet of the season!

Quite a head of volunteer lettuce!  Came up from last year’s seed.

Quite a head of volunteer lettuce! Came up from last year’s seed.

Some garden finds, some good and some not.

Blackberries are ripening. Tomatoes as well but the end rot on these romas is concerning. And some lovely onions.

Skirt steak kebabs and corn on the grill.

Skirt steak kebabs and corn on the grill.

A happy haul of shallots from the garden.

A happy haul of shallots from the garden.

Manitoulin evening sky.

Manitoulin evening sky.

The lovely water shades in Gore Bay, Ontario, Canada.

The lovely water shades in Gore Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Dragonfly on an old barn foundation on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.

Stout meets the cows. Kind of.

Stout meets the cows. Kind of.

Stout enjoying his vacation in Canada.