- onions and beets spread to dry on newsprint
- cardboard boxes brimming with carrots, potatoes, and squashes
- bags of dry beans, with the sides rolled down to let the beans dry a little more
I am very tired, and very happy. I let myself be led away from the garden path for most of the summer and early fall, and when I heard the word "snow" in the forecast I feared I had left it too long, but the rain and snow held off and we got it all in.