the tomato rush is over but most of the vines look good and should have a good september. my plan this year is to drape a sheet over the best ones and try to extend them through indian summer - into mid october. nothing much new today. If you want extra basil to freeze up for winter let me know. Barbs last day at the hospital is today. shes ending a seven year stint and is now embarking on a career as a wine dealer. a great use of the butternut squash is gnocchi, a chewy noodle often made with potatoes. many recipes on internet. see you this afternoon.