I'm not really here this morning. I'm coming to you from the miracle of Blogger's new option which allows you to schedule a post in advance. Hooray for technology.
The Farmer actually had to work yesterday and I joined him at the main herb farm in the evening. We were invited to a Fourth of July celebration given by a really great chef. Yes ladies, a chef was cooking dinner! Since the farm is near the chain of lakes, I'm sure there will be some interesting fireworks to watch. There will also be a big bonfire.
The weather report is calling for very cool temperatures and we're all hoping that the cool temps and the renowned Illinois wind will keep the mosquitos at bay. Regardless, I plan to have a good time. I'll be drinking a few of those Blue Hosta Martinis and the Farmer will be drinking German beer.
Since it's such a distance from our home we'll be staying at the "White House". Yeah, I would love a night in the Lincoln Bedroom but this is the other white house, the little farmhouse next to the herb packing building. You know the one that has the delivery trucks pulling in at 3 a.m.? Yes, that one.
The white house is used as a spot to hold seminars for customers, and cooking demonstrations using the herbs. Do you know what that means?? Be still my heart. The tiny little white farmhouse has a ....
MULTI BURNER VIKING RANGE!!!!!
Long after the Farmer has gone to bed I will be sitting in a chair in front of the Viking, basking in the glow of multi-burner awesomeness!!!
(Is that a real word? If not I'm sure my Grammar Nazi will be sending me a hot e-mail.)