Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia

Nostalgia: homesickness, reminiscence, wistfulness, longing, melancholy…

I miss my grandmother. It’s easy to see it in my writings. I’ve always missed her. I copy her. I want to grow up to be like her.

That’s why I do what she did. In this modern world I do home canning.

home canning
pickles and figs

When I see these beauties, it satisfies my longing like few other things do. I may be crazy, but I’m happy.

Are you?

Published by Katharine

Katharine is a writer, speaker, women's counselor, and professional mom. Happily married over 50 years to the same gorgeous guy. She loves cooking amazing homegrown food, celebrating grandbabies, her golden-egg-laying hennies, and watching old movies with popcorn. Her writing appears at Medium, Arkansas Women Bloggers, Contently, The Testimony Train, Taste Arkansas, Only in Arkansas, and in several professional magazines and one anthology.

9 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia

    1. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, Tilly! 🙂
      Oh, I know what you mean about the lost art. Yet it is so easy! While I was learning I thought it so difficult, but now days, I realize how quickly I can cook fresh things to the consumable state, multiple meals at a time, and how quickly I can open a jar. I guess the learning curve was the initial burden. Now days, having many of the recipes memorized, I just get busy and get done in no time.
      Since the pressure pots, lids, etc., are recently becoming easier to find, I wonder if home canning is coming back into vogue . . .

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