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July 1st, 2014

On Sunday afternoon we finally strung up our hammock.  This hammock is an oldie brought from Colombia many years ago by my parents. Sadly, it’s been sitting in a box for way too long – not anymore!!!
hammock 1
We hung it up under a big red maple tree back by the little potager behind the house. It’s the perfect spot because it gets a nice breeze and has fairly dense shade.  It’s nice to finally have a spot in the garden to sit and relax.  Back in Ohio we would sit on our front porch and on our back deck, here we don’t really have a spot to sit and take in the outdoors.
hammock 2
I spent some time in it on Sunday afternoon and it was heavenly,
perfectly cool on a hot day,
perfectly relaxing on a Sunday afternoon,
and perfectly comfortable after a morning of hard work.

Do you have a spot to relax in the garden?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.