A half-bushel of paste tomatoes and another of regular, a day's labor and, viola! Ten quarts of juice, and twenty pints plus four quarts of canned tomatoes -- a treasure trove for soups and sauces this coming winter.
And the delightful sound -- snick! -- of lids successfully sealing. Thirty three of them..... which means one didn't, so I had tomato juice along with my lunch today.
My approach to contemplative photography --
Tell about it."
Mary Oliver in "Sometimes"
Tesserae: small cube-shaped tiles of ceramic, glass or precious stone used to make a mosaic, or in this case, brief essays on some element of lectio divina with Luke 10:38-42.