Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 23, 2014

It was a busy day of work, not to mention mowing during lunch and weeding the garden after work was over! All that wrapped up, I decided to get to the blueberries I picked over the weekend. Not enough for … Continue reading

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Hmmm… Now, What? Ginger!

Over the weekend, I picked Venus grapes – as I’ve already blogged about – but then realized I had a conflict that meant I really wasn’t going to be able to start primary ferment; the timing was bad for racking to secondary. … Continue reading

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Venus, continued

So today I went through the clusters of Venus and separated the berries from the stems. I discarded the bad berries, being maybe just a little overly aggressive in my selection. I then weighed and bagged. Rinse, lather and repeat … Continue reading

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Old Books, New Boots

This morning, a friend at church handed me a book from the 20’s. It is a Greek Grammar by William Hersey Davis. Pretty sure enough has happened in the study/reconstruction of Koine Greek to call into question some of the contents, but … Continue reading

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The Happy Berry continues to be a great place for picking blueberries, but today I focused on grapes, having picked blueberries before. The grapes ready are Venus, and they have a pretty strong flavor (much as Concord grapes do). They … Continue reading

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