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Last Salad 2008

I already shared my somewhat dismal, final greenhouse report for summer 2008. BUT, here are photos of this season’s crowning achievement.

last tomatoes and cucumbers

Which I turned into this:

last salad

It’s dressed with Newman’s Own Olive Oil and Vinegar. (Speaking of which, I’m so SAD Paul Newman passed away recently. Who doesn’t love Paul Newman? … seriously!)

While I’m being a bit geeky, I’ll also tell you that we had this lovely salad as part of our special Election Dinner the night we completed our mail-in ballots last week.

I told you how much I love to VOTE, and it’s totally easy to vote early in Colorado. So, we’ve already voted. Since I actually do like the community part of democracy, we made a little party out of it and celebrated our choices as a family.

Roxanne Hawn

Trained as a traditional journalist and based in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA, I'm a full-time freelance writer for magazines, websites, and private clients. My areas of specialty include everything in the lifestyles arena, including health and home, personal finance and other consumer interests, relationships and trends, people and business profiles ... and, of course, all things pet related. I don't just love dogs. I need them in my life. Seriously.