of a waterfall and of a thriving garden


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Published: July 16th 2009
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walking through the central american junglewalking through the central american jungle
walking through the central american jungle

Lenin and I go to the creek to keep from being bored in the house. We hike north through forests of coffee and bananas to get to the waterfall. The dark green bushes to the right are coffee plants.
he started overturning rockshe started overturning rocks
he started overturning rocks

The whole creek was full of pollywogs and I was busy trying to catch them. Meanwhile, Lenin was busy overturning rocks. I supposed he was looking for crawdads. But oh, was I wrong! Apparently there are fresh water crabs in the creeks of Nicaragua!
showing me that it´s a femaleshowing me that it´s a female
showing me that it´s a female

He wanted to take it home to give it to Mamita to cook. I convinced him, though, to let it go as one crab would barely be a mouthful.
we returned to the house and took photos of our gardenwe returned to the house and took photos of our garden
we returned to the house and took photos of our garden

The above ground garden that Lenin and I created for Mamita. The green beans are doing great!
and so are the radishesand so are the radishes
and so are the radishes

We planted both white icicle radishes and red radishes.
the onion bulbs from the Cahailsthe onion bulbs from the Cahails
the onion bulbs from the Cahails

The bulbs from the Cahails are doing a lot better than the seeds... but the onion seeds are growing, too!
a parting headshot with the gardena parting headshot with the garden
a parting headshot with the garden

With seeds provided by the Moropoto Women´s Seed Bank and viewers like you.... I kinda miss PBS.


23rd July 2009

I love the photos!! yay! looks like your having a good time!! :)
30th July 2009

sabor chef
Glad the onions are doing well for you...where's your garlic and hot peppers?...a meal is not a meal without cebollos, ajos y serranos o habaneros! Saborearse, Jay

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