September 6th, 2021

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Monday Update 9-6-21

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
The Stupid ...
Photographs
Mushroom Recipes
Community Building Tip: Shop Local
Poem: "Don't Let the Grass Grow"
Birdfeeding
Hycean Worlds
Birdfeeding
Coping Skills: Encouragement
Poem: "A Dish for Family"
Memorial Gems
Predicting the Future
Platonic Love Fest Bingo Card 9-1-21
Cuddle Party


Poetry in Microfunding:

There are two open epics at present.

"Rainshadow Road" belongs the Daughters of the Apocalypse series. It has 2 new verses, discussing herbalism.

"A Celebration and a Consolation" belongs to Polychrome Heroics. Keira comforts her mother after the breakup.


The weather has been cooler and wetter.  We got some rain.  Seen at the birdfeeders this week: a flock of house finches, a flock of mourning doves, a pair of cardinals, and a squirrel. Currently blooming: purple coneflower, morning glories, nasturtium, cup plant, black-eyed Susan, Queen Anne's lace, petunia, zinnias, marigolds, spiderwort, cypress vine, sedum, some yellow thing amidst the big bluestem.

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Indian Lamb Seasoning

Today I'm making rotisserie leg of lamb. Later we plan to chop up the leftovers and mix them with Patak's Roghan Josh curry sauce. So I looked up a recipe for Roghan Josh seasoning, on the assumption that such would work well with the sauce later. As the original is 1) rather spicy and 2) way more than I needed, I dropped the Kashmiri chilies (which we don't have anyhow), added a bit of onion powder, rearranged the proportions to my liking, and used amounts suitable to make enough masala to cover one leg of lamb.

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Birdfeeding

Today is mostly sunny and milid.

I fed the birds.  House finches have been swarming the feeder, and I saw a squirrel.

I picked up cut brush and moved it to the mulch pile or firepit.  Cut weeds went on the grass wall. 

Yesterday I ordered fall bulbs, and my parents got me some too.  So those should arrive sometime late September through October.