Happy Earth Day everyone!
"But every day is Earth Day." says miss Maizy Barnes.
Maizy enlightened us to this fact yesterday at breakfast.
This year in central Ohio, Earth Day starts with a cold rain. A rain which continues through the morning. Can't work bees (or don't want to), might as well blog.
That's ok, as soon as it breaks the bees don't have far to forage.
|Awesome deadnettle this year|
Last year I blogged about this eclectic little festival.
The music is rich, awesome, fun and fantastic. And so are the people.
My neighbor this year was the talented Crystal Summers of Rising Phoenix Glass:
I stood entranced much of the day as Crystal made her art.
She distracted from honey sales!
The hiking was beautiful, but not always easy. My brother Justin brought his kids along so we had eight children running through the woods, crawling through the caves and generally making a loud and chaotic commune with nature.
Head counts were often and necessary.
Baby's first cave:
The climbing was fun and easy. Or should I say "bouldering" for you purists?
This wonderful brew was made with Honeyrun honey, courtesy of Phil the engineer and hobby brewer. Thanks Phil!
But nothing harder. There are no liquor sales in Carter Co. Kentucky.
Apparently their Kentucky honey is hard enough: