The good news is that the lake (formerly pond) is growing southward into the field and away from the house. Our Easter Lamb Roast will have to be moved to the old fire pit we used during construction, where its high and dry. We will have to have parking on the road though....mud, mud glorious mud.
The windows sills are full of tomatoes (5 kinds), eggplants (2 kinds), peppers (4), watermelon, squash, onions (3), asparagus (still have aphids, but we're coping!), cucumbers (2), broccoli (2), and cabbage. I can't wait to get them outside in the Solviva... but that may be next year's spring as this one is a cold one. I also am dreaming of a rocket stove under a raised bed to bring the temp up.
We had two wonderful Woofers here this spring already: Touria, from France and Eileen, from Ireland. I am so amazed at the giving nature of people: Clean house and clean sheds. We took them to Irish night, fiddle jams and some cross country skiing. I am so lucky!!