Ooph, lately I’ve felt as if I were hurtling through space at around 67,000 mph, rotating at greater than 1000 mph, while trying desperately to STOP!!! We have enacted a complete news blackout…avoiding the TV, naturally, but even the radio and computer keep flashing headlines about…you know, all the stuff that upsets me so much.
As a nurse, I always ask, “How can I help?”. Sometimes the answer is, “You can’t do a flipping thing about it”. In the instance of such civil unrest, international wars, and the general bigoted stupidity of my fellow earthlings, I know that my red cape is powerless; so I breathe in, breath out a kyrie…and harvest basil.
I grow tons of basil, you may have noticed. Yesterday I harvested 10 plants for pesto, filling the porch with the smell of its sweetness and giving my brain a break from thinking.
I’ll make Pesto JoJo with this batch…recipe can be found here. I have 8 more plants left for fresh use—especially my beloved basil, mozarella, and tomato sandwiches—until frost.
Peace, kiddos. Try to love one another.