Monthly Archives: December 2017

After December 8’s Lilac Fires: safe, with tomatoes

December 9, 2017

I couldn’t wait until the next Kasbah Chronicles to show off my December bounty.

We are experiencing a lull during the Lilac Fire, 5 miles away,  in North San Diego County. A faint smell of smoke lingered in the air this morning, but look at what I found among my tomatoes bushes. The sweetest tomatoes of the season, dry-farmed (I stopped the water 2 weeks ago in anticipation of their demise.) But no! These gorgeous ruby globes chose to outdo themselves . .